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FM service providers being considered for Bahrain Old Souqs

Government stakeholders and authorities discuss appointing a specialised department to supervise the souq, its amenities, and main services such as parking lots, health care, and pedestrian walkways

Bahrain is working on major infrastructure projects [representational image].
Bahrain is working on major infrastructure projects [representational image].

A meeting held by high level Bahraini authorities discussed the outline and international standards and practices required in order to meet the needs of the old souq visitors and business owners, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported. 

Headed by the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) CEO Shaikh Khalid bin Humoodl Khalifa, the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) Old Markets Committee members convened at the Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre (BIECC).

BNA stated the committee also discussed the details of the project execution that entails appointing a specialised department to supervise the souq, its amenities, and main services such as parking lots, health care, and pedestrian walkways that leads to the Wednesday market, cafes, and other requirements.

The meeting mainly focused on the study carried out by the Old Markets Committee in close cooperation with the expert Hank Dittmar.

The meeting was held in the presence of first deputy chairman of BCCI and head of the Old Markets Committee, Khalid Rashid Al Zayani, Member of Parliament, Ahmed Qarata, vice chairman of Capital Municipal Council, Engineer Mazen Al Omran, the developer, Mr. Hank Dittmar, and other committee members.

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