Exhibitor Profile.

Bahrain Economic Development Board


Bahrain EDB

Friday, 24 May 2013, 17:00 - 17:45 hrs | Room MW 2050
Bahrain Economic Development Workshop: "Investing in People - Education and Training in the Kingdom of Bahrain"
Host: Mr. Sebastian Gerlach | Manager Business Development


About EDB

The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) is a dynamic public agency with overall responsibility for attracting inward investment into Bahrain and supporting initiatives that help enhance the investment climate in the country.

The role of the EDB is to work with current and prospective investors ensuring that Bahrain’s investment climate is attractive, identifying its key strengths and where opportunities exist for further economic growth through investment.

The EDB focuses on several economic sectors that capitalise on Bahrain's competitive advantages and provide significant investment opportunities.These sectors include financial services, professional services, manufacturing, ICT, logistics and transport and education.  The financial services sectors is particularly strong in Bahrain, accounting for the largest proportion of GDP, and the EDB works to support the continued growth of the banking industry and key sub-sectors, including Islamic finance, wealth management, asset management, insurance and re-insurance.

The Bahrain EDB Board is chaired by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, the Crown Prince, and includes representatives of the Bahraini Government and private sector.

Vision and Mission Statement
Our mission is to support the growth and diversification of Bahrain’s economy by developing a strategy that encourages inward investment and boosts competitiveness in the global marketplace.

We are dedicated to raising living standards by creating greater opportunities for our citizens and by making Bahrain a highly attractive destination for business.  We will accomplish these goals by working in partnership with the public and private sectors, and through passion, professionalism, and innovation in all that we do.

Contact Information

Contact Person:
Mr. Sebastian Gerlach, Manager Business Development

Mail Address: Bahrain Economic Development Board, Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain, Klingelhöferstrasse 7, 10785 Berlin, Germany

Telephone: +49 (0) 30 868 777 92

Fax: +49 (0) 30 868 777 88

E-mail: germany.office(at)bahrainedb.com

Website: www.bahrainedb.com