Retail conglomerates mark 40-year tie-up
Manama, January 14, 2014
His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Bahrain's Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier last night attended an event marking the 40th anniversary of the Al Rashid Group and Landmark Group at the Ritz-Carlton Bahrain, Hotel and Spa.
Present were Deputy Prime Minister Shaikh Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Shura Council chairman Ali Saleh Al Saleh, Al Rashid Group chief executive Shaikha Hind bint Salman Al Khalifa, group director general Shaikh Hassan bin Rashid Al Khalifa, guest of honour Landmark Group chairman Micky Jagtiani and other senior officials and guests, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication.
The Crown Prince congratulated the two groups on the continued success and growth of their partnership over four decades, noting the significance of the Landmark Group with its distinguished regional business activity.
He offered special thanks to Jagtiani, saying he was personally responsible for launching his business from here.
Jagtiani's impressive business model was one of success, acumen and productivity that we seek to empower in our youth, said the Crown Prince.
He also noted that the Landmark Group was today the 50th fastest growing company in the world.
Shaikha Hind thanked HRH the Crown Prince for attending the event, which celebrated phases of growth.
She added that the future in Bahrain is promising for new investments in a variety of sectors with great opportunities.
Jagtiani spoke on how Bahrain held special value for him, not only for the business activity but also for the relationships and friendships that he cherishes here. - TradeArabia News Service