Bahrain aviation sector 'key to tourism''
Manama, June 11, 2013
Bahrain Industry and Commerce Minister Dr Hassan Fakhro said the aviation sector was witnessing solid growth and played a key role in attracting tourism into the country.
Dr Fakhro's comments came as he received Global Aviation Services chief executive John Smith, directors Maurice Holmes and Dr A Latif
Meanwhile, Bahrain Airport Services (BAS) said there was a keen international interest in the kingdom's aviation industry from the companies attending the 'Airport Show 2013' held recently in Dubai.
More than 60 buyers from 12 countries, including Turkey, Jordan, Kuwait, Tunisia, Djibouti, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Egypt, Iraq and India were at the key event.
BAS said its senior team taking part in the exhibition conducted many meetings with other exhibitors on the latest technologies and services related to airport business and operations.
The exhibition attracted 220 companies from 35 countries, presenting the latest products, solutions, services and technologies in the construction, operation and airport services industries.-TradeArabia News Service