Manama, June 26 (BNA) – Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) board Chairman Dr. Essam Fakhro lauded strong and growing bilateral and economic relations between Bahrain and the Philippines. He was speaking at a ceremony held by BCCI in honour of the Philippine President’s Special Envoy to the GCC Countries Dr. Amable Aguiluz and his accompanying delegation. Ways of bolstering bilateral economic, trade and investment cooperation were discussed.
Dr. Fakhro commended the Philippines’ development at all levels, stressing Bahrain’s keen interest to further cement bilateral economic and trade links by enhancing the role of the private sector and boosting joint investments.
He pointed out the need for more meetings between businessmen from both countries so as to bolster bilateral trade relations and explore new investment opportunities.
On his part, Dr. Aguiluz hailed distinguished political and economic relations between both countries, praising BCCI efforts to further solidify bilateral economic ties.