According to initial analysis by the RLSB
, 16 drownings and four near-drownings were reported in Bahrain last year, including at least seven children aged below 10.
"These guidelines are compulsory, and a hotel permit will not be renewed unless pool operators can demonstrate that they have followed the best practice outlined in the Guidelines for Safe Pool Operation." He urged all hotels with pool facilities, waterparks, and pool operators to join hands with BTEA and RLSB
to prevent drowning incidents and save lives.
, a charity organisation, which was launched in October last year, called on local and international experts, including the Bahrain Tourism Exhibition Authority (BTEA), the Coast Guards, Civil Defence, the Higher Education Council, Ministry of Youth and Sport Affairs, the Drowning Prevention Committee, as well as various hotels and waterparks, to advance the campaign.
Royal Life Saving Bahrain (RLSB
) is a charitable organization launched in October 2016 with the mission to promote safe enjoyment of recreation in water, build cohesive communities, enable economic development and save lives.
's Youth Forum was set up to give a voice to the blind young people that the RLSB
As per the HOA, SSSB and SMSB shares would be transferred to a special purpose vehicle (SPV), which would be collectively owned by HLCL, RLSB
, and Ebony Ritz Sdn Bhd (ERSB).
Robert Kershaw, sales manager of RLSB
, identified the three main areas of potential improvement that the Agisonic's purchase would bring, these being Health and Safety, cleanliness and productivity increase.
New subscribers to Affinity's Home Phone Service can quote a reference number from selected adverts that have been produced with the RLSB
to have GBP5 donated from Affinity to the charity.
"Enforcing a consistent standard of safety across all pool operators will significantly reduce the risk of drowning," said RLSB
safety services executive Sam Rahman.
is currently offering courses in both Lifeguarding and Survival Swimming to equip members of the community with the skills required to responsibly enjoy our waters," Her Highness said.
Tan said under the agreement, the stocks in SSSB and SMSB will be transferred to a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) jointly held by HLCL, Ebony Ritz Sdn Bhd and RLSB
, and would finally be acquired by AsiaBio through stocks swap worth around RM16mil.
According to RLSB
statistics, which the GDN previously reported on, 16 drownings and four near-drownings were recorded in Bahrain last year, including at least seven children aged below 10.