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Bipex back with new industry forum series

MANAMA, February 24, 2018

Bahrain International Property Exhibition (Bipex) will be back this year with its industry forum series which will see real estate insiders discuss, debate and explore topics of interest to the property sector.

The 2018 Bipex Forums, will centre around the theme of “Building Communities, Developing Bahrain" and focus on the key sectors that empower the creation of a “community” under the themes of education, healthcare, housing and transport.

The first event will focus on the components and role of good transportation links in developing a community, said the event organisers, Bahrain Society of Engineers (BSE), a premier body representing engineering professionals in the kingdom.

Bipex Forum is being presented in association with Trowers & Hamlins, a leading international law firm, which has over 130 partners and 800 staff members.

A regional specialist, Trowers & Hamlins has some of the largest and most experienced teams of lawyers in the Middle East.

The keynote address will be given by Mariam Jumaan, the undersecretary at Land Transportation and Post at the Bahrain Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications, said the BSE in its statement.

She has played a pivotal role in developing Bahrain's infrastructure at the Electricity and Water Authority, the Economic Development Board and the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications.

In her latest role, the focus continues to be on turning public transport into a viable alternative for everyone in Bahrain. In her key-note address, Jumaan will discuss the progress made by the Ministry in developing Bahrain’s public transportation in order to achieve Bahrain Vision 2030; to provide a better life for all citizens and residents; and to enhance and regulate all the relevant aspects of land transportation in the kingdom, said the statement.

She is leading the efforts of the Ministry to develop bus, rail and light rail transportation links across Bahrain, as well as the second causeway to Saudi Arabia, it added.

The Address will be followed by a Panel Discussion that will include     Oliver Morgan, the director in the Real Estate and Construction at Deloitte; and Alsharif Faisal Alown, the director of Projects & Investment, Urban Planning and Development Authority, Bahrain along with Jumaan.  event will be moderated by Peter Greatrex, a partner at Trowers & Hamlins, they stated.

The Bipex Forums act as a channel to facilitate interactive dialogue amongst all stakeholders of the real estate industry in Bahrain, and will enable them to elaborate on the recent macro-economic global developments, and industry trends to provide a better understanding of its impact on future and ongoing developments projects.

Bipex is being managed by a board chaired by Mohammed Khalil Al Sayed, a real-estate industry professional and a past president of BSE.-TradeArabia News Service

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