Thursday 4th May 2017
Manama, Apr. 5 (BNA): Industry, Commerce and Tourism Minister Zayed bin Rashid Al Zayani today received Dr. Abdulaziz bin Abdullah Al Ajman, Chairman of the Shura Council’s Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and National Security and Dr. Abdulaziz Hassan Abul, Chairman of the Council’s Committee on Economic, Women and Children’s Affairs.
The minister praised the patriotic role and efforts being exerted by members of the Shura Council and the Council of Representatives in supporting the ambitious progressive vision spearheaded by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister.
The meeting reviewed various topics and issues of shared concern as well as local, regional and global economic developments.
The minister reaffirmed the significant role of legislative institutions in bolstering economic growth, development and democracy. He cited the key role of the economic sector and its initiatives aimed to attract more of the local and overseas investments and projects that will in turn contribute in the nation’s economic revitalization.
The minister and the two Shura councilors toured the ministry’s various facilities and front offices, including the Metals & Precious Stones Testing Office and Bahrain Investors Centre where they were briefed about the services and facilities provided by the ministry to investors and businesses in compliance with the directives of the leadership and government policy aimed to provide suitable environment to accelerate development and reform in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
BNA 1051 GMT 2017/04/05