The Bahrain British Business Forum (BBBF) in association with the British Embassy jointly hosted the annual F1 Grand Prix Night event on 13 March at the British Embassy Gardens. H.E. Shaikh Salman bin Isa Al Khalifa, Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain International Circuit, attended as the VIP guest speaker. In his address, H.E. Shaikh Salman briefed the guests about the upcoming Bahrain Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix on 29-31 March and the exciting events, concerts and entertainment around it.
H.E. Simon Martin CMG, British Ambassador to Bahrain, said: “Sophie and I are happy to host our fourth BBBF F1 Grand Prix Night Event in the beautiful Embassy gardens. We are delighted to welcome H.E. Shaikh Salman bin Isa Al Khalifa to enlighten us, yet again, about the thrilling events at this year’s Bahrain Formula 1 Grand Prix. I would also like to express my appreciation and thanks to the BBBF and Khalid Al Zayani OBE for their continuous support of the Embassy.”
“We are pleased to welcome tonight’s guest of honour H.E. Shaikh Salman. We all look forward to another adrenaline filled race at the Bahrain International Circuit and we are positive it will be another outstanding success for Bahrain and the team at BIC. We at the BBBF are very grateful to H.E. Simon Martin CMG, his wife Sophie and the British Embassy team, for their unwavering support of the forum and our activities. A yearly tradition now, the F1 Grand Prix Event at the British Embassy is one of the BBBF’s most popular events. I would also like to thank our sponsors for their generosity,” said BBBF Chairman Khalid Al Zayani OBE.
The event, sponsored by Bahrain International Circuit, Euro Motors Jaguar Land Rover, Gulf Brands International and British Airways, was attended by over 160 BBBF members. During the night, two British Airways Business Class return tickets to the UK and 10 tickets to the Bahrain Formula 1 Grand Prix, were raffled between the guests.