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16 September 2012 Culture Minister receives the Chairman of Bahrain Airport Company chairman. Discussion: preparations of Manama as the Capital of Arab Tourism 2013
H.E Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa, Minister of Culture,  received Bahrain Airport Company Board Chairman,  Khalid Al Rumaihi. The meeting comes as part of efforts of cooperation and coordination between all official entities and sectors in preparation to the launch of "Manama… Capital of Arab Tourism 2013". During the meeting both sides reviewed the preparations being undertaking between the ministry and Bahrain International Airport to achieve effective cooperation to formulate the aspired vision with regards launching "Manama, Capital of Arab Tourism 2013".


The Minister of Culture affirmed the efforts exerted towards setting strong bases and good infrastructure for attracting tourists, highlighting Bahrain International Airport as being the first destination for world travelers and transit visitors worldwide. She also indicated that Bahrain was selected to host the capital of Arab tourism because it has a long ancient history, it is a beautiful country and the Bahrainis are known for their kindness and hospitality.


For his part, Mr. Al Rumaihi congratulated the Minister of Culture for the constant and various achievements she has made during the recent years, lauding the nomination of Manama as the Capital of Arab Tourism 2013, an accomplishment that puts Bahrain on the world map and promotes Bahrain abroad.
 

 

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