Bahrain will further boost its strong trade and economic ties with Japan, said a senior government official, adding that the kingdom welcomes Japanese expertise in the development of housing needs, social welfare and vocational programmes.
India stepped up its push to deepen its economic ties with Africa and emerge from the shadow of rival China by offering $5 billion to help the continent rich with minerals and commodities.
At an address to an India-Afric
Bahrain's relationship with Japan would strengthen further with the conclusion of the GCC-Japan Free Trade Agreement, said Industry and Commerce Minister Dr Hassan Fakhro at the opening of the Japan-Bahrain Business Forum.
Libya will withdraw $7 billion of assets held in Swiss banks and end economic co-operation with Switzerland to protest against poor treatment of Libyan diplomats and businessmen, Libyan state news agency Jana said.
The Opec-member country
Major Bahraini companies are investing in India, as economic and cultural ties between the two countries grow stronger than ever, according to a top Indian official.
India has recently witnessed major investments from Bahrain in the a