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Gulf Finance House to build financial centre in Tunis

Suad Hamada (Bahrain Roundup) / 9 October 2012

A high profile delegation from Gulf Finance House (GFH), the Bahrain-based Islamic Investment Bank, comprising Hisham Alrayes, acting chief executive officer (CEO) and Lutfi Alzaar, chief executive officer of Tunis Financial Harbour (TFH), met Riadh Bettaieb, the Tunisian Minister of Investment and International Co-operation to review the progress and discuss plans for building the Tunis Financial Harbour (TFH).

During the meeting, Bettaieb reiterated his support for the project and expressed his government’s resolve to ensure its completion on time. 
   Speaking on the occasion  Alrayes said: “the benefits of developing TFH are extraordinary for Tunisia, GFH and our investors.  We are very much committed to seeing the project through as with its unique location overlooking the Mediterranean, it will become an unparalleled destination for both business and leisure travellers” .

Alba takes part in Dusseldorf fair

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba)’s focus on strengthening the presence of its portfolio in Europe and other global markets gained impetus with the company’s participation at the three-day Aluminium 2012 trade fair taking place at Dusseldorf, Germany.

The fair brings together some of the leading players in the industry from producers, processors, technology suppliers to consumers.

Alba’s exhibition stand showcases the company’s high-grade aluminium products whose standards exceed industry benchmark. Visitors also get to know of Alba’s compliance to strict environmental regulations and in ensuring that ecological concerns are addressed while maintaining focus on increased productivity with state-of-the-art technology.

Gulf Air strengthens customer relations

Championing the importance of customer relations in the aviation industry, Gulf Air, headed the 54th Annual Conference of Worldwide Airlines Customer Relations Association (WACRA) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, recently.

Addressing the opening session of the forum, WACRA chairperson Kavita Sharma Jassim highlighted the importance of customer relations in the wake of recent developments in technology and the digital world that have changed customer perspectives and expectations. 

“In our business of care, it is crucial to manage negative customer experiences without compromising corporate reputation, especially in today’s world where social media has become a powerful platform” said Ms. Jassim.

Ghazi Al Qusaibi School nears completion

Assistant Undersecretary for Construction Projects & Maintenance at the Works Minister, Mohammed Husssain Al Mubarak, has announced the near completion of Ghazi Al Qusaibi School in Hamad Town.

He said the school  will be handed over to the Ministry of Education this month. During a visit to the school, Al Mubarak said the project is being completed while adhering to international standards.   

The BD2,867,012 project was awarded to Aradous Construction and Maintenance Establishment.

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