Bahrain eyes Japan solar energy tieup
Manama, April 16, 2012
Industry and Commerce Minister Dr Hassan Fakhro visited the plant of Japanese solar energy expert Mitaka Kohki Company in Yokohama and expressed Bahrain's keenness to co-operate in this area and share the technical know-how.
Dr Hassan Fakhro discussed this during a meeting with Japanese inventor and company president Katsushige Nakamura and engineer Yasuaki P Kohama held on the sidelines of an official visit of His Majesty King Hamad to Japan.
Also present were Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry chairman Dr Essam Fakhro and Bahrain-Japan Business and Friendship Society vice-president Nasser Al Arayedh and a number of prominent Bahraini businessmen.
The minister praised the outstanding technical expertise achieved by the company in solar energy and space researches fields, stressing Bahrain's keenness to co-operate in this area and share the know-how in the use of solar energy.
Nakamura gave a presentation on the company's activities in solar energy use and manufacturing optical lenses.
Industry and Commerce Ministry foreign trade relations acting assistant under-secretary Eman Al Doseri and commercial adviser Bob Hughes also attended.
Dr Fakhro also met the officials of TBM Keeplus, a champion of green technology, in Tokyo and discussed mechanisms and ways to achieve co-operation and co-ordination.
He spoke about the fertile ground for attracting investment and investors in industrial and technical fields, praising Japan's technicians and their outstanding manufacturing process.-TradeArabia News Service