Under the kind patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa the Prime Minister the Kingdom of Bahrain hosts the activities of ARABAL2014 Conference in November under the slogan "GCC: A Superpower of Aluminum Industry".
The event takes place in the period 25-27 November with expected participation of more than 700 leading personalities from all over the world.
Alba announced its partnership with Gulf Air - the Kingdom's national carrier - as the conference's official carrier.
Alba CEO for Production Processes Isa Al-Ansari said that "We're confident that Gulf Air Company is our perfect partner in hosting such international events. Gulf Air is the Kingdom's national carrier and a global leader. This partnership comes to ensure aspects of cooperation between big companies in Bahrain aimed to hoist the Kingdom's name," he said.
The Organising Committee's Secretary-General Mohammed Ali Al-Naqi today told Akhbar Al-Khaleej newspaper that "Thanks to His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa the Prime Minister, this major event which had been launched 30 years ago continues to be hosted in Bahrain."
The role of the aluminum industry has proven its significance in terms of boosting the gross national product (GNP) throughout history and in Gulf economies which used to rely upon oil resources as the sole source of revenue, he added.
Al-Naqi lauded the wisdom of His Royal Highness the Prime Minister and his role in the Kingdom of Bahrain's economic development and revival as well as in societal, cultural and political development.