Bahrain – US cooperation discussed


08 : 18 PM – 15/02/2018

Manama, Feb. 15 (BNA): Industry, Commerce and Tourism Minister Zayed bin Rashid Alzayani received new US Ambassador Justin Siberell and discussed bilateral relations, stressing the importance of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA), which doubled the volume of trade exchanges between the two countries. He reiterated the Government’s drive to consolidate economic relations with all countries and attract major international mega projects to establish in Bahrain and benefit from streamlined and business-friendly environment.

The minister underlined the crucial role of the private sector in both countries, stressing the importance of benefiting from the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) advantages. He underlined current economic developments in Bahrain and the Government’s strenuous efforts to bolster the Kingdom’s standing among other nations. The meeting was attended by Undersecretary Nader Khalil Almoayyed, Assistant Undersecretary for External Commerce Eman Ahmed Al-Dosary and US Embassy Economic and Commercial Officer Gary Schumann.


BNA 1707 GMT 2018/02/15

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SOURCE: Bahrain News Agency


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