October 2014
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;10/24/2014 Supplement, p7
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the infrastructure development in Bahrain helped by a $10 billion financial package from the economic union Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Topics include the various projects in the pipeline, the status of the current projects, total worth of projects in different sectors and the construction of a new road and rail route between Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.


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