Dubai, Apr 19 (Khaleej Times): Bahraini companies have learned of the unique opportunities to grow their business in the lead-up to, during and after Expo 2020 Dubai, the first World Expo to be staged in the Arab world and the Middle East, Africa and South Asia, MEASA, region.

A team from Expo 2020 Dubai visited the country as part of its wider 'GCC Roadshow', designed to encourage business engagement and growth across the region and highlight the lasting benefits of working with Expo 2020.

The Expo 2020 Dubai team met with key entities including Bahrain's Authority for Culture and Antiquities, the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, and Tourism, Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Bahrain Economic Development Board and Tamkeen, as well as engaging in dialogue with major industry figures and the wider business community.

Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa, President of the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities and Commissioner General of the Bahrain Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, said: "These meetings are instrumental in raising awareness among the various sectors about the commercial, economic and cultural opportunities for this international celebration."