Economic Development Board beats targets

February 12, 2018


Bahrain’s private sector continues to remain as the “primary engine of growth”, thanks to the efforts of the Economic Development Board (EDB) in diversifying Kingdom’s economy. 


According to the latest report, EDB has surpassed its 2017 targets in terms of new projects and local job creation as well as in direct investments, which doubled in 2017 to reach US$733 million. 

This came as His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and Chairman of the Economic Development Board chaired a board meeting of EDB,