Bahrain - Export Bahrain has concluded an informative workshop titled "Procedures to Export Food, Drugs & Pharmaceutical Items to Saudi Arabia", presented by the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA).

The workshop, held in coordination with Health Ministry in Bahrain, aimed to provide exporters with an introduction to the requirements and procedures that must be taken before exporting food, drugs, and pharmaceutical products to Saudi Arabia. The educational workshop mainly targeted the private sector to develop and increase their contribution to the economic development of the Bahrain, said a Bahrain News Agency report said.

The workshop, which was attended by 100 participants, brought together a diverse range of experts, industry leaders, and stakeholders from both Bahrain and Saudi Arabia to engage in insightful discussions on the intricate and various procedures and regulations pertaining to the export of products within the concerned industries.

The comprehensive presentations and interactive sessions provided attendees with a comprehensive understanding of the necessary documentations, the role of the Health Ministry in Bahrain, and the measures required to ensure compliance with the regulations set by the SFDA.

The workshop demonstrates the strong commitment and continued efforts of Export Bahrain and the SFDA to foster trade and commerce between the two nations and support the growth and success of businesses looking to expand into the Saudi market through facilitating the export procedures and requirements, said a statement.

Export Bahrain’s Executive Operations Director Fatima Aziz Rostam stressed the importance of promoting trade and commerce between the two kingdoms.

"It is imperative that we strengthen the economic ties between Bahrain and Saudi Arabia further in order to foster a thriving trade relationship that serves the interests of both nations," Rostam added.

"The Saudi market presents numerous opportunities for businesses based in Bahrain, and the joint efforts of Export Bahrain and the SFDA will serve as a catalyst for continued growth and prosperity."

"We are committed to promoting and facilitating trade between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, and this valuable workshop was a testament to our shared goals and efforts to ensure the success and growth of businesses operating in these vital sectors," an SFDA representative said.

"We are steadfast in our goal of developing a robust and prosperous trade relationship between the two kingdoms, and we will continue to make significant strides in that direction."

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