October 28, 2014
Manama, Economic Development Board, 28th October 2014: A Bahrain delegation held a series of meetings in the Chinese city of Guangzhou over the last two days, aimed at promoting international investment in the Kingdom and boosting trade relations with businesses in the country. The delegation, led by HE Kamal bin Ahmed, Minister of Transportation and Acting Chief Executive of the Economic Development Board (EDB), are on a ten-day visit to the People’s Republic of China to promote the Kingdom and strengthen business ties between the two countries.
During the visit, a series of media interviews were held with a range of leading Chinese business news publications where members of the delegation presented Bahrain’s economic story and achievements to the media. The delegation also participated in two panels that focused on Bahrain’s business environment and the investment opportunities.
While in the city yesterday, the delegation hosted an Invest in Bahrain Seminar during which HE Kamal bin Ahmed spoke about the importance of building closer links between Bahrain and China and the role that the Kingdom has to play in providing a gateway to Chinese investment in the Gulf region.
The business delegation, which conducted a number of meetings and seminars in Beijing last week, is set to travel to Shenzen later today, with the visit concluding in Hong Kong at the end of this week.