Following the close of a successful ARABAL event in the region, Bahrain’s King HM King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa inaugurated Aluminium Bahrain’s (Alba) Line 6 Expansion project on 24th November 2019.

According to reports, the elaborate opening ceremony was attended by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister and other dignitaries.

Welcoming the inauguration of Line 6 project under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad, Alba chairman Shaikh Daij bin Salman Al Khalifa, said that the completion of Line 6 project is the greatest achievement in the era of His Majesty in Bahrain and this monumental event would not have been possible without the directives and support of his wise leadership.

In his speech, Alba chairman Shaikh Daij bin Salman Al Khalifa also said the project will lead to tangible shift in the country with the company now contributing 15 per cent of the kingdom’s gross domestic product (GDP). “From 12 per cent, Alba will now contribute 15 per cent to the country’s GDP. This is a powering and remarkable industrial achievement for the country.”