Bahrain is an ideal location for regional food security hub

  • Date: 23-Jun-2022
  • Source: 24×7 News
  • Sector: Agriculture
  • Country: Bahrain
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Bahrain is an ideal location for regional food security hub

Manama: Mahmood Rafique, Editor: The Kingdom of Bahrain has a great potential to serve as the regional food security hub, thanks to the excellent infrastructure and strategic location of the Kingdom.

“There is an enormous potential to collaborate between two countries to set up the Bahraini Australian Food Security Hub Office which will pave the way to set up production and processing plants in Bahrain. In addition, it will open new era of jobs in logistic sector for the local and regional workforce,” Simon Harrison, Chairman Australia Bahrain Business Council, said.

“Both sides are discussing the modalities to establish a regional food security hub in the Kingdom of Bahrain,” Simon said.

Simon is a part of delegation on three-day visit (June 19-21) to Manama and held talks with the Economic Development Board and other entities including the private sector to explore the opportunities of cooperation in food security and agriculture sector.

“We feel that what we can establish a food security hub infrastructure in Bahrain in partnership with Australian companies which will cater for the food supplies of Bahrain and the region,” he said.

“Australia is one of the major producers of wheat and grains and has been one of the major

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