Bahrain in move to boost foreign investment
Manama, January 7, 2013
Measures that can attract more investment into Bahrain, especially regarding speedy completion of transactions and issuance of licences for foreign investment have been called by HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa.
"He who has chosen Bahrain to host his investments should be welcomed," the Premier was quoted as saying in our sister publication, the Gulf Daily News.
He the need to promote an open-door policy culture among all ministries and government departments in order to ensure easy access to officials and get problems resolved quickly.
The Premier was speaking as he received at the Gudaibiya Palace yesterday, in the presence of the President of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs Shaikh Abdulla bin Khalid Al Khalifa, parliament chairman Dr Khalifa Al Dhahrani, Shura Council chairman Ali Saleh Al Saleh, MPs and senior officials.
He affirmed his constant personal follow up of work progress in ministries to ensure that the government's policies to facilitate transactions and cut bureaucracy are well underway.
"We will not accept that the interests of citizens or investors are delayed because of red-tape or slow transactions," he said, instructing the service ministries to facilitate procedures for investors.
He also stressed that the complaints of traders and citizens should be responded to quickly. – TradeArabia News Service