US Ambassador visits DANAT facilities
TDT | Manama
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The Bahrain Institute for Pearls and Gemstones (DANAT) was visited by US Ambassador to Bahrain H.E. Steven C. Bondy. The Ambassador was received by the CEO, Mrs Noora Jamsheer, and several of the Institute’s staff.
The two parties discussed enhancing cooperation between Bahrain and the US, in exchanging experiences in the field of research and the environment and building capacities in this crucial area which contributes to the strengthening of economic and trade ties between the two friendly nations. Ambassador Bondy viewed a presentation on the initiatives made by DANAT as part of Bahrain’s strategy to boost the pearl industry in the Kingdom.
In addition to its role in enhancing the reputation of Bahrain as a leading centre in the field of pearls and gemstones, and its continuous efforts in promoting Bahraini pearl heritage and a sustainable marine environment. During the visit, the US Ambassador toured the Institute and was briefed on its work in terms of research, educational programs and other activities.