Food, education, quicker loans, and viable energy can drive Bahrain businesses: Mumtalakat CEO

SourceThe Daily Tribune - News of Bahrain

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – Covid troubles might run for a few months more, a fact acknowledged by all, but Bahrain’s business community is upbeat about the prospects ahead. Khalid Al Rumaihi, the CEO of the Kingdom’s sovereign wealth fund - Mumtalakat echoed the optimism and touched upon the significant opportunities that entrepreneurs could successfully tap in the years ahead. He was addressing the Rotary Club of Salmaniya’s recent virtual meeting. Nevertheless, the current phase has helped to unlearn many old habits and acquire more relevant habits for many of us. For example, the digital adaptation has made significant inroads - indicated by the manifold jump in electronic financial transactions since the pandemic’s start, Khalid Al Rumaih added. The big opportunities are not just in financial services, but in sectors that are critical to the nation - the long-term necessity more...