Bahrain to host young entrepreneurs forum
Manama, November 16, 2011
The Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) and Tamkeen are organising the Second Young Entrepreneurs Forum in the Kingdom on December 14.
The event, at the BCCI's Bait Al Tajjar headquarters in Sanabis, will be held under the patronage of Royal Charity Organisation board and Supreme Council for Youth and Sports chairman Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa.
BCCI board member and Tamkeen vice-chairman Khalid Al Amin said the event under the theme 'Start Your Venture' will be an opportunity to address mechanisms and ways by which to achieve the utmost benefit by young Bahrainis' capabilities and potential in the private sector.
He was speaking during a Press conference at the BCCI headquarters.
'It will also shed light on the prospects, discuss challenges entrepreneurs' can face and enhance their roles in line with the Economic Vision 2030.'
Al Amin paid tribute to Shaikh Nasser for patronising the event.
'This forms part of the leadership and government's ongoing concern to help elevate the Bahraini human capital that is the focal point of the kingdom's prosperity in implementing all economic and social development strategies.'
Al Amin said the forum is part of a multi-faceted spectrum of programmes and activities the BCCI's youth business committee will roll out in the future.
Tamkeen private sector support senior manager Mohammed Bucheeri said the forum seeks to realise objectives relating to the development of youth capabilities while boosting their entrepreneurial potential.
'The forum will lead to promoting the concept of being one's own boss amongst the youth,' he said.
'I believe it will lead to awareness and pave the way for practical steps that can be taken to bridge any gaps on the way towards entrepreneurship,' Bucheeri added.-TradeArabia News Service