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Top Swiss diplomat visits Alba, Asry

MANAMA, October 6, 2016

A leading Swiss diplomat recently visited Shaikh Daij bin Salman bin Daij Al Khalifa, chairman of Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) and Arab Shipbuilding and Repair Yard (Asry) to discuss areas of mutual interest and co-operation with the Bahraini companies.

Humbert Vincent Buemi, the Swiss honorary consul general to Bahrain, met Shaikh Daij at his office and reviewed different aspects of co-operation between Asry, Alba and other related Swiss companies,. said a statement from Alba.

The duo also discussed areas of mutual interest between the two companies and Swiss firms in terms of new projects, especially the Line 6 Expansion Project that will open new horizons for Alba, it stated.

During the talks, Buemi stressed on the long and profound trade, investment and economic ties between the two countries. Later he was taken on a tour around Asry and its different facilities.
The Swiss official also visited Alba where he was welcomed by the acting chief operations officer Amin Sultan and other officials, and discussed with them ways of mutual cooperation.

During the overview briefing of the Line 6 Expansion Project, Buemi expressed his excitement for this project. He was later taken around Alba and briefed on its different facilities. – TradeArabia News Service

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