HM the King's Advisor for Economic Affairs, Dr. Hassan bin Abdullah Fakhro, received Dr. Hashem Hussain, Head of the UNIDO Investment and Technology Promotion Office (ITPO) in Bahrain.

Dr. Hussain presented to the advisor the UNIDO activities report for the period 2016-2019. The report commended the Bahraini model for development micro, small and medium enterprises in the Kingdom and emulated in 52 countries worldwide. 

Dr. Fakhro praised the UNIDO's ITPO role in economic development in Bahrain by organizing conferences and events that contribute in development of innovative startups in harmony with the Kingdom's aspirations.

The advisor received an official invitation to attend the 3rd Global Entrepreneurship Forum (GEF2019) themed the "achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through Enterprises and Investment within the 4th Industrial Revolution and Digital Economy".

The forum is slated to be held under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, on November 11-13 simultaneously with the 18th Arab Entrepreneurs and Investors Congress.