BBBF Chairman Mr. Khalid Al Zayani OBE gave his end of year address to an audience of more than 130 Bahrain British Business Forum members and their guests at the forum’s annual Christmas lunch held at the Gulf Hotel Conference Centre. The meeting was also attended by HE Simon Martin CMG, the British Ambassador to Bahrain.
Mr Al Zayani OBE, highlighted the success of the BBBF’s many events and activities during the year, promoting business opportunities and providing a networking platform for the forum’s members and their guests.
“The BBBF’s core objective is to enhance the economic interests of both the UK and Bahrain in a favourable business environment. We enjoy an excellent working relationship with the British Embassy and the Trade & Investment teams to achieve these goals. I would like to express our sincere appreciation and thank you to HE Simon Martin CMG and the entire British Embassy team,” said Mr Al Zayani OBE.
Mr Al Zayani OBE shared the forum’s plans for the beginning of the new year, saying the BBBF will continue to bring to the forefront the agenda of topics related to doing business in Bahrain. 2019 will begin with a strong line up of guest speakers, with HE Shaikh Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Khalifa scheduled for the first event on January 15, 2019.
Mr Al Zayani concluded by thanking the BBBF’s sponsors AXA Insurance, Etihad Airways, Oak Group Holdings, Yoiku PR, Streetlight Media, Euro Motors and Gulf Brands International for their continuous support throughout the year.