Sheikh Fawaz bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the United Kingdom, met with the Mayor of London, Lord Vincent Thomas Caffeine, who is responsible for representing, supporting and promoting all aspects of the financial services sector in the United Kingdom. Especially in Greater London.
Bahrain noted the Kingdom of Bahrain’s achievements in the field of financial services at the regional and international levels as the Kingdom of Bahrain is considered one of the most important centers of financial technology and innovation in the Middle East, especially since Bahrain has been ranked number one in financial independence, trade and investment in the Middle East and North Africa. Bank of Bahrain wins Galaxy Award for Financial Technology 2019 The “Heritage Foundation” index ranks fourth in the world in the Islamic financial development index and second in the region, according to the Bursa Group London-based affiliate “Refinitiv”.
The ambassador added that the Kingdom of Bahrain was heading towards an economic recovery after the announcement of the economic recovery plan announced by a group of ministers led by Crown Prince and Prime Minister Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa. His Excellency the King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the King of the country.
The meeting discussed ways to enhance and integrate bilateral relations, especially in the areas of finance and banking services, investment and tourism. , And discussed the collaboration and exchange of experience and successful experiences in the same fields.