Bahrain to host first FinTech Conference for MENA Region

Hosted by Arab Financial Services at the Four Seasons Hotel on the 29th, the MENA FinTech is titled “Fintech Disruption of the Financial Industry”.

AFS chief executive B Chandrasekhar stated, “Fintech is an innovative and fast-growing sector presenting tremendous opportunities. This event will allow us to understand and analyse the FinTech revolution and help us position Bahrain as a leader in the journey toward a digital, cashless economy.”

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Bahrain to have new Medical City worth $1bn

To be constructed in two phases, with an expected date of completion of end 2019, the hospital is being funded with a grant from Saudi Arabia’s late King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.  A total of 29 companies have been prequalified to bid for the construction of the medical city in Bahrain, to be constructed in two phases.

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