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Bahrain, Israel Discuss Boosting Tourism Investment

Bahrain, Israel Discuss Boosting Tourism Investment

Thursday, 22 April, 2021 - 08:45
File photo: Israeli and Bahraini flags

Bahrain’s Industry, Commerce, and Tourism Minister Zayed Bin Rashid Al-Zayani held on Wednesday a phone conversation with Israeli Minister of Tourism Orit Farkash-Hacohen to discuss ways to develop cooperation between their countries.

The two officials said they looked forward to more cooperation and paving way for investment in the vital tourism sector.

Zayani briefed the Israeli minister on the efforts exerted by his ministry to improve the sector and consolidate Bahrain’s image as a tourist destination.

Also Wednesday, Bahraini Foreign Minister Abdullatif Al Zayani and his Israeli counterpart Gabi Ashkenazi discussed efforts to boost cooperation between the two countries in different fields.

During a phone conversation, the two officials reviewed the progress made in establishing “constructive relations that meet joint interests,” Bahrain’s news agency BNA reported.

They also explored bilateral cooperation and joint coordination in confronting the COVID-19 pandemic as well as other issues of mutual concern, it said.

Bahrain has signed a historical agreement in Washington to normalize ties with Israel.

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