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Manama Souq Development Committee Holds its Seventh Meeting
27 November, 2019
The 7th meeting of the Manama Souq Development Committee, chaired by the Chief Executive Officer of the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA), Mr. Nader Al Moayyed, was held on Wednesday, 27 November 2019, at Bab Al Bahrain Mall.
During the meeting, members of the committee discussed the latest developments of the Manama Souq project. They also visited the Souq to inspect and view the progress of the project including the improved storefronts and signage as well as the renovation of the old buildings facade.
“We strive to work closely with all parties involved in the Manama Souq development project to ensure its timely completion. Manama Souq is a well-known touristic site and an attractive destination for many shoppers therefore it is essential to develop its infrastructure with an aim to attract Bahraini visitors and tourists from the GCC countries and beyond,” said the Chief Executive Officer of BTEA, Mr. Nader Al Moayyed.
“The revitalization of the Manama Souq, and the quest to develop and preserve it aims to reenergize the tourism sector and shift it to be one of the main contributors to the national economy,” he added.
The Manama Souq Development Committee Meetings are held regularly among all concerned parties to discuss the latest developments of this vital project which aims to further develop the tourism sector in the Kingdom of Bahrain and increase its contribution to the national economy.
The Committee comprises of representatives from the Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning, Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities, Urban Planning and Development Authority, Economic Development Board, Capital Municipality, Capital Secretariat Council as well as a number of Manama Souq traders.