Kamal bin Ahmed (right) with Siddaramaiah (centre)
and B R Shetty.
Bahrain team holds talks in Bangalore
Manama, January 27, 2014
A high level business delegation from Bahrain today discussed investment opportunities with leaders of India's Karnataka state.
The team led by Kamal bin Ahmed, Minister of Transportation and acting chief executive, Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB), met with Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and discussed plans to build on the two nations' long-standing bilateral relationship through future projects.
The meeting took place on the sidelines of the CII Partnership Summit: “Emerging Global Value Chains: Building Partnerships”, which opened at the Taj West End Hotel in Bangalore today.
The Bahrain team also held meetings with a number of key business, political, and media stakeholders.
The chief minister hosted a dinner as part of the CII Partnership Summit 2014. Furthermore, Anand Sharma, India’s Minister of Commerce & Industry also hosted a lunch at the event.
Kamal bin Ahmed said: “India and Bahrain have a longstanding bilateral economic relationship strengthened by growing trade, and the CII Partnership Summit is an important platform for us to engage with the country’s leading business people, political representatives, and media outlets to tell Bahrain’s story. The Kingdom has an open and liberal economy that enables Indian and other international investors to thrive, and to readily access the rapidly growing GCC market.”
The Bahrain delegation included: Dr Essam Fakhro, chairman, Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Othman Mohamed Sharif Al Rayes, treasurer and board member, Bahrain Chamber of Commerce & Industry; Khalid Al Amin, board member, Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Mohammed Dadabhai, chairman, Dadabhai Group; B R Shetty, chief executive officer and managing director, New Medical Center Group, Abu Dhabi; Vivian Jamal, executive director – business development, EDB. - TradeArabia News Service