The business community hailed the decision to expand the scope of the advantages granted to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the government’s procurement and tenders and in the bidding of service facilities within government departments.


Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) hailed the stances of His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa for backing the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) which playing vital role in spurring growth and supporting the national economy.


Speaking on behalf of the trade and industrial community, BCCI Chairman Sameer Abdulla Nass, he commended HRH the Premier’s move, which will impact positively on on small and medium businesses that represent the backbone of the national economy.


“HRH the Premier’s directives will enable this vital and important sector to play its pivotal role in spurring growth and supporting all national economic sectors”, he said, stressed the ability of the private sector to contribute to Bahrain’s development momentum.


He hailed HRH the Premier’s keenness on bolstering small traders and enhancing their contribution to Bahrain’s development and improving the business environment to better withstand challenges and overcome impediments amid regional and international shifts and changes.