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Bahrain, US Pledge Stronger Ties, Collaboration at Alumni Reception

The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com

His Excellency Abdulla bin Adel Fakhro, Minister of Industry and Commerce, participated as a key speaker in 7th Annual US Alumni Reception, organised by the American Chamber of Commerce in Bahrain (AmCham Bahrain) in cooperation with the US Embassy, under the theme “Lifelong Learning.”

H.E. Steven Bondy, US Ambassador to Bahrain, H.E. Qays Zu’bi, President of AmCham Bahrain, attended the reception.

The Minister affirmed that the historical Bahrain-US relations are developing steadily towards prosperity and growth, noting the keenness to enhance bilateral cooperation in various fields, through mutual visits and agreements.

Fakhro stressed in his speech that enhancing cooperation between various sectors to support graduates in the labour market and benefit from their innovation and creativity has a great impact on national development and enhances competitiveness in the global market.

Noting the importance of attracting and embracing individuals with creative talents, leadership skills and entrepreneurial thinking.

Educational and cultural exchanges

Ambassador Bondy emphasised the value of educational and cultural exchanges: “We are proud to honour the incredible, creative, and energetic alumni of education and exchange programmes between our two countries.

Study abroad and cultural exchanges are life-changing opportunities that expand minds and bring individuals of different backgrounds together – and Bahrain has a long tradition of building bridges between people and cultures.