Manama, September 21 (BNA) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a meeting chaired by Head of Strategic Affairs Ambassador Nancy Abdullah Jamal with HSBC CEO Chris Russell, in the presence of HSBC’s Head of Corporate Banking. Joseph Ghareeb, and Mahmoud Al-Aradi, Investment and Investment Chairman in the Economic Development Board, to discuss ways of joint cooperation between the ministry and the financial and banking sector.
This meeting comes under the directives of His Excellency the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani, with the aim of strengthening cooperation between the Ministry and the Economic Development Board, as it is the first platform in the Kingdom specialized in attracting the world. With the aim of improving the economy of the Kingdom of Bahrain and its ability to develop partnerships between the public and private sectors.
This meeting reinforces the Kingdom’s pivotal role in the financial and banking sector at the regional and global levels. In addition, the national economy and all that it seeks to develop is one of the most important pillars of the government’s action plan represented in the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.
Ambassador Nancy Abdullah Jamal stressed that the economy is a top priority for the Kingdom, and that strategic cooperation with the concerned authorities in this field would contribute effectively to emphasizing the Kingdom’s strong relationship with various international banks and financial institutions, noting the prominent role played by the Kingdom. The Economic Development Board in attracting investments, affirming the ministry’s support for all the council’s efforts in this regard.