Bahraini Dinar

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Bahraini Dinar

The currency of Bahrain. It was introduced upon Bahrain's independence from the United Kingdom; it replaced the Gulf rupee. In 1980, the dinar was pegged to Special Drawing Rights, though in practice it was pegged to the U.S. dollar. The peg was officially changed to the dollar in 2001.
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The Saudi Riyal has no legal right to circulate in Bahrain alongside the Bahrain dinar.
But, we cannot refund the money." The official website of Bahrain Air stated that it was severely hit owing to the lack of traffic to and from Bahrain, and restrictions to operate on many routes have cost the carrier 4.5 million Bahrain dinars ($11.9 million) in lost revenues over the last three months.
Bahrain Air, which began operations in 2008 with flights to Dubai, suffered from the lack of traffic to and from Bahrain, and restrictions to operate on many routes have cost the carrier 4.5mn Bahrain dinars ($11.9mn).
EoACA[pounds sterling]We plan to raise up to 75 percent of our paid-up capital which is about 72 million Bahrain dinars ($191 million),EoACA[yen] Chief Executive Mohammed Ebrahim Mohammed told Reuters.

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