The Kingdom of Bahrain has expressed interest to explore investment opportunities in Zambia.
Bahrain Education Minister Majed Bin Ali Al Noaimy said the political stability and investor-friendly policies make Zambia an attractive investment destination.
ZANIS reports that He was speaking when he held a bilateral meeting with Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, on the side-lines of the fourth (4th) Africa-Arab summit which officially opens tomorrow Wednesday November 23, 2016.
Bahrain is a nation comprising more than 30 islands in the Persian Gulf which has been at the centre of major trade route.
And Mr. Kalaba said Zambia welcomes investors whose investment is mutually beneficial.
He said investment opportunities exist in many sectors, particularly agriculture as Zambia is vigorously pushing for the diversification of the economy.
Mr. Kalaba said Zambia has vast fertile virgin land and plenty of water which makes agriculture a viable prospect.
He said Zambia has vast investment opportunities which the Arab countries can take advantage.
Mr Kalaba said the political stability in Zambia also makes it an attractive investment destination.