BBBF in collaboration with the British Embassy hosted its annual members “Bahrain F1 Grand Prix Night 2020” at the British Embassy
Manama, Bahrain – 27 February, 2020: The Bahrain British Business Forum (BBBF) in collaboration with the British Embassy jointly hosted the annual Bahrain F1 Grand Prix Night event at the British Embassy Gardens. H.E. Shaikh Salman bin Isa Al Khalifa, Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain International Circuit, attended as the VIP guest speaker. In his address, H.E. Shaikh Salman updated the guests about the approaching Bahrain Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix on 20-22 March and the thrilling events, concerts and entertainment around it.
H.E. Roddy Drummond, Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Bahrain, said: “Yasmin and I are delighted to host our first BBBF Bahrain F1 Grand Prix Night event in the picturesque Embassy gardens. We are pleased to welcome H.E. Shaikh Salman bin Isa Al Khalifa to give details about the exhilarating events at this year’s Bahrain Formula 1 Grand Prix. I would also like to express my appreciation and thanks to the BBBF and Khalid Al Zayani OBE for making this event an annual tradition at the Embassy.”
BBBF Chairman Khalid Al Zayani OBE commented: “We are pleased to welcome tonight’s guest of honour H.E. Shaikh Salman. We all eagerly await to experience another action-packed race at the BIC and we are certain it will be again a terrific success for Bahrain and the team at the circuit. We at the BBBF are very grateful to H.E. Roddy Drummond, his wife Yasmin and the British Embassy team, for their steadfast support of the forum and our activities. I would also like to thank our sponsors for their generosity.”
The event, sponsored by Bahrain International Circuit, Euro Motors Jaguar Land Rover, Gulf Brands International and British Airways, was attended by over 180 BBBF members. During the night, two British Airways World Traveller Plus tickets to the UK and 14 tickets to the Bahrain Formula 1 Grand Prix, were raffled between the guests.