23 Jun 2021
Industry, Commerce and Tourism Minister Zayed bin Rashid Al Zayani paid an inspection visit to the new Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre (BIECC) project in Sakhir.
Also Board Chairman of Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority (BTEA), Al Zayani was accompanied by BTEA Chief Executive Dr Nasser Qaedi and Cebarco Board Chairman Khalid Abdulrahim.
The Minister got updated on progress in implementing the project which is one of the biggest ventures carried out by BTEA.
The new BIECC project, which is implemented in Sakhir, covers an area of 309,000 square metres and will include 10 state-of-the-art exhibition halls with a total area of 95,000 square metres to host international events and exhibitions.
The project also comprises the main state-of-the-art conference centre with an area of 4,500 square metres and a capacity of approximately 4,000 people.
The new BIECC premises, which is hoped to be delivered by the end of the second quarter of 2022, will also feature a number of meeting rooms and multi-use halls.