Batelco has announced its sponsorship of the Bahrain International Air Show which will be held at the Sakhir Airbase from January 19 to 21 next year.
Batelco Chairman Sheikh Hamad bin Abdulla Al Khalifa and Farnborough International Exhibition Director Amanda Stainer signed the sponsorship contract with the organizing committee of Bahrain International Air Show (BIAS 2012) at Paris Air Show earlier this week.
“We are proud of Batelco as a national company that provides the highest quality telecommunications services both in Bahrain and abroad,” said Bahrain International Airshow organizing committee and Civil Aviation Affairs (CAA) Under-Secretary Captain Abdulrahman Mohammed Al Gaoud.
“We are honored and delighted to extend our support to this event for the second time in the Kingdom,” said Batelco Group General Manager of Media Relations Ahmed Al Janahi.
“Batelco sponsored a successful Bahrain International Airshow in 2010 and we look forward to making the event in 2012 even more extraordinary,” he added.
Gulf Technology Company too signed an agreement, confirming its participation in the Bahrain International Airshow.
Gulf Technology Company Chief Executive Officer Ahmed Al Rayyes sealed the deal in the presence of Captain Al Gaoud. Captain A Gaoud also signed a MoU with Mathews Company board to promote the BIAS trademark.
Bahrain took part in this week’s Paris Air Show for the second time, with a pavilion representing the Civil Aviation Affairs and other national companies, including: Gulf Air, Bahrain Airport Services, Bahrain Duty Free, Gulf Aviation Academy, Gulf Technology Company, Bapco, Batelco, DHL Bahrain and the Civil Aviation Affairs.
French President Nicholas Sarkozy opened the Paris Air Show, with 49 leading companies from over 50 countries showcasing their cutting-edge products.