Overall construction of convention center in Sakhir is now at 11%

The overall construction work on the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Center project in Sakhir is 11% completed, while the percentage of work on the foundations is about 80%.

The foundations of the exhibition halls, the central foyer and service buildings have been completed and the concrete work for the upper floors has reached various stages.

Esam bin Abdullah Khalaf, Minister of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning, and Zayed bin Rashid Al Zayani, Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority, today visited the project in Sakhir where they were briefed on the latest developments.

The project “represents a unique architectural addition and is coherent with the Bahrain International Circuit in a way that enhances tourism in Bahrain,” the works minister said.