WASHINGTON, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The situation on the ground in Bahrain is improving, according to two Bahraini businessmen in an interview with Al-Sahafa, an Arab-American newspaper.
In "Unveiling the Truth: Eye Witnesses Describing the Situation in Bahrain from a Business Perspective," Khalid Al Ameen, board member for the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Jehad Amin, managing director of House of Travel in Bahrain, discuss the current state of Bahrain and what the unrest and recovery mean for the island kingdom moving forward.
"The government and the King are doing a beautiful job," Al Ameen said. "They have instituted reforms. These reforms included education, health reform, and economic reforms ... Bahrain is operating well, Bahrain is safe, and Bahrain is peaceful."
Jehad Amin chronicled how the protests upended Bahrain for a brief while. "The protests have disrupted everything," Amin said. "They have blocked streets, stopped people from going to school and made people go on strike. But Bahrain is on the mend and will be stronger than ever."
The businessmen discussed how the Crown Prince has now received proposals to increase infrastructure development in the country and to propel the economy further in the wake of the unrest. They also mentioned how the Crown Prince has called all sides to the table to negotiate a lasting peace and greater reforms for the country.
Full text of the article may be found at http://al-sahafa.us/images/AlsahafaNewspaperApril2011.pdf
SOURCE Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the United States