Supreme Council for Environment, Kingdom of Bahrain
Tubli Bay Reserve

Tubli Bay was approved as a nature reserve within the Cabinet Resolution No (1341) issued on April 16, 1995. This was then followed by the Ministerial Edict No (1) of 1995 on the prevention of reclamation and reconstruction in Tubli Bay. The reclamation and construction were regulated according to a set of conditions in the sanctuary covering a total area of 13.5 km 2. Tubli Bay and declared a protected reserve within the sites included in the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance (RAMSAR) of 1997. In the end of the 2006, the rest of Tubli Bay was announced a full nature reserve.