Central Bank of Bahrain creates more promising investment opportunities
TDT | Manama
The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com
Minister of Finance and National Economy, His Excellency Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, has affirmed the pivotal role played by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) in supporting and developing the national financial and banking policies in a way that enhances the Kingdom’s position in this sector, which contributes to improving its performance.
Shaikh Salman praised the financial and banking sector’s prominent role in developing the national economy, stressing the kingdom’s interest in developing this sector and creating more promising investment opportunities, which will contribute to achieving the goals of the comprehensive development process, led by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister.
The Minister was speaking while meeting H.E. CBB Governor Rasheed Al Maraj. He commended the efforts exerted by Al Maraj throughout his tenure as CBB Governor, wishing him continued success. Rasheed Al Maraj expressed thanks and appreciation to the minister for the support accorded to him during his tenure, wishing CBB officials continued success.
Shaikh Salman highlighted the steady growth of the kingdom’s relations with the European Union (EU) countries across various fields, stressing the two sides’ keenness to continue developing their ties to achieve their common goals.
While meeting H.E. Christophe Varno, the EU Ambassador to Bahrain, the minister highlighted the advanced level reached by the Bahrain-EU cooperation at all levels, particularly in the financial and economic fields.
He underlined the importance of pushing bilateral relations further towards more fruitful cooperation and joint coordination. The two sides also discussed ways to bolster the Bahrain-EU financial and economic cooperation, in addition to topics of common interest.