MANAMA, May 13 (Xinhua) -- Bahraini Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa on Monday met with representatives of Chinese technology giant Huawei to discuss steps to further boost the information and telecommunication sector in Bahrain.
Huawei has been operating in Bahrain for 15 years and has been able to serve clients regionally and further, said Mark Xueman, the company's vice president of public affairs.
He praised Bahrain's "attractive investment climate and a sound infrastructure that earned the kingdom a leading place in the information and telecommunication field in the Middle East," the Bahrain News Agency reported.
"The kingdom's success in attracting major international companies is a boost to the national economy and an assertion of global confidence in Bahrain's investment climate and its ability to grow," he said.
Meanwhile, the Bahraini prime minister lauded Huawei's success in developing modern technology in the telecommunication sector which has consolidated the company's standing as one of the major international telecommunication companies.
Bahrain has already attracted big Chinese companies to invest in the country, including Huawei and China International Marine Containers.