His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa’s visit to Bait Al Tajjar along with His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and Chairman of the Economic Development Board (EDB) lauded the role of the BCCI during a historic visit organized by the Bahrain Contractors Society (BCS).
“The visit reflects both leaders’ keenness to reach out to the business community and interest to review the latest economic developments with all its segments, especially the small and medium institutions, the core of national economy, in order to solve problems hindering economic progress and discuss the best ways of further boosting the investment sector,” said BCS Chairman Isa Abdulraheem Al Rifai.
He also expressed the business community’s appreciation of the two leaders’ unwavering support for the trade and construction sectors, and directives to consolidate partnership between the public and the private sectors for the sake of meeting the challenges of development, especially in the coming period, reiterating BCS and its affiliates’ adherence to those instructions benefiting national interests.
He also lauded the construction boom the kingdom is witnessing.
He also pointed out that the two Princes’ visit denotes the wise leadership’s support for the private sector and resolve to remove all obstacles facing it, asserting that the government has teamed up with the private sector for the sake of boosting national economy and sustain and further consolidate its competitiveness in light of the economic openness and freedom prevailing in the kingdom.
He also praised HRH Premier’s assertion that the Baitul Tajjar known as Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) and this institution should remain and inclusive umbrella for all traders.
“His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa’s pioneering political reforms and wise policies have strengthened the kingdom’s relations with regional and friendly countries and laid the foundation for a political and economic openness which yielded much fruitful result for the citizens, the cornerstone of the all government programmes,” he also said.
He termed the visit as a reflective of understanding of the issues put forward by traders and businessmen such as ways of boosting investment and enhancing the private sector’s role as a means to consolidate national unity and meet the citizens’ needs.