Forum to discuss Bahrain investment opportunities
Manama, November 7, 2012
Investment opportunities in plastic, fiberglass and minerals sectors will be highlighted at major forum being organised by the Bahrain Industry and Commerce Ministry to woo investment and boost the country's competitiveness and productivity.
"The Invest in Bahrain 2012" forum is being held under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa at the Bahrain International and Convention Centre.
Businesses from Bahrain, the GCC as well as international investors from India, Singapore, China, Japan, Germany and Philippines are set to attend the event which opens today.
This year's forum is characterised by greater co-operation between regional bodies. It is part of a series of forums by the ministry to attract investment and improve the country's competitiveness and productivity.
The event is also being organised by the Culture Ministry, the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI), the Economic Development Board (EDB), the Central Bank of Bahrain, Tamkeen, Gulf Organisation of Industrial Consulting and Federation of GCC Chambers.
Investment opportunities in the tourism sector will be highlighted through joint programmes at the forum, said the organisers.
The forum will serve as a communication platform between decision-makers from the government and private sector in Bahrain and abroad. It will also help open dialogue to take appropriate decisions and remove obstacles facing investment in general.
Diverse industrial bases and development of industrial projects through high volume production will also be highlighted.-TradeArabia News Service