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Alba among key participants at Arabal 2017

MANAMA, November 8, 2017

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) is a key participant in the ongoing 21st International Arab Aluminium Conference & Exhibition, Arabal 2017, being held in Muscat, Oman.

The four-day event, which is being hosted by Sohar Aluminium, will conclude tomorrow (November 9) and is being held at the Shangri-La Bar Al Jissah.

Held under the patronage of Harib bin Thuwaini Al Said, assistant secretary general of the Council of Ministers for Conferences, Sultanate of Oman.

The conference’s agenda is structured to focus on the “Driving Strategic Growth across the Global Aluminium Industry”, said a statement.

The opening ceremony of the event was attended by Alba’s chairman of board of directors Shaikh Daij Bin Salman Bin Daij Al Khalifa and Alba’s chief executive officer Tim Murray; it also included deputy chief executive officer Ali Al Baqali; chief marketing officer Khalid Abdul Latif along with other top Alba officials, it said.

The event will witness participation from Alba executives as key members of panel discussions, CEO Tim Murray panel member for ‘Global Map Redrawn: Challenges & Opportunities for the Middle East’s Aluminium Sector’; Ali Al Baqali panel member for ‘Global Market Economic Review and LME Price Outlook: What’s the Road Ahead?’; and Khalid Abdul Latif panel member for ‘What are the Implications of Current Aluminium Trade Trends and Tariffs for Gulf Producers in Their Fight for Global Market Share?’, it added.

Murray said: “The Gulf aluminium industry is set to boom with our company’s brownfield project, Line 6 Expansion Project, which will further underline the GCC region as an emerging hub for aluminium production.”

“Through the event, the Middle East aluminium smelters are able to demonstrate their strengths and opportunities, thus bringing recognition to this region’s aluminium industry,” he said.

“We are proud to be a member of Arabal and we look forward to continue our strong and collaborative relations with our peers in the region,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service

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