Gulf Air backs Bahraini students abroad
Manama, March 30, 2014
Bahrain’s national carrier Gulf Air, has joined with the Cultural Attache office in the Embassy of Bahrain in London, through the launch of a package of tailored initiatives for Bahraini students abroad.
The package includes sponsorship of student events organised by the Bahrain Cultural Counsellor Soubah Abdulrahman Al Zayani, special fares and a host of other offers and initiatives that will rolled out in the coming months, said a statement.
The airline’s upcoming sponsorship of a student sponsorship ceremony will be held by the Embassy of Bahrain in May, it said.
“This co-operation reflects our goal of enhancing the services offered to Bahraini students and is realised through co-operation with national companies such as our national carrier – which has expressed much enthusiasm in this regard. We hope other Bahraini organisations will follow Gulf Air’s lead in providing support and sponsorship for future projects,” said Al Zayani.
Rashid Al Gaoud, Gulf Air country manager for UK, said: “As Bahrain’s national carrier we aim to support Bahraini nationals living, studying or working abroad, throughout our network, and I look forward to announcing the various details of our national carrier’s support to Bahraini students in the United Kingdom in the near future.”
Gulf Air has had a strong presence in the UK, currently operating double daily flights. - TradeArabia News Service