Industry, Logistics & Shipping

Alba to host Arabal in Bahrain

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), the Bahrain-based aluminium smelter, will host the prestigious Arab International Aluminium Conference (Arabal) 2019, later this year in the kingdom, under the theme ‘Shaping the Future of Aluminium in the Arab Region’.

Arabal is being hosted for the fifth time in Bahrain and is being held under the patronage of HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa the Prime Minister of Bahrain.

It will take place from November 19 to 21, at the Gulf Hotel.

Alba’s chairman of the board of directors Shaikh Daij bin Salman bin Daij Al Khalifa said: “Arabal is reputed as one of the premium platforms for the aluminium industry in the Arab world that brings together the who’s who of the aluminium industry across the globe.”

“Being the first aluminium smelter in the GCC, our company is privileged to host the 36th edition of the prestigious event,” he said.

Shaikh Daij continued: “We look forward to welcoming our peers and industry experts to showcase Bahrain’s thriving aluminium sector.”

“We look forward to hosting the event at a time our company evolves to become the largest aluminium smelter, and we are moving ahead as planned,” he added.

Arabal, which started in 1983 and will be hosted by Alba as it is on course to be the world’s largest aluminium smelter, has become an event of international repute, bringing together industry leaders from around the world to discuss current issues in the aluminium sector whilst also exploring investment opportunities. It comprises a conference focusing on the current industry prospects and challenges, as well as an international exhibition coupled with workshops, site-visits and networking platforms. – TradeArabia News Service