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Al Areen Receives the Ambassador of France


7 December 2006


The French ambassador, Mrs. Malika Berak, paid a visit to the Al Areen Client Relations Centre on Thursday the 7th of December. Mrs. Berak and her accompanying French officials were received by Eng. Claude Julliot, the Technical Director of Al Areen Holding Company and briefed on the Al Areen development and its various projects. They were later taken on a guided tour of key components at the Al Areen development site including the prestigious Banyan Tree Desert Spa & Resort, Al Areen and " The Lost Paradise of Dilmun" Water Park.

Mrs. Berak was greatly impressed by the uniqueness of the entire development and expressed her confidence that the development will soon become an international landmark, which Bahrain should be very proud of.

Al Areen is being built over two million square meters of land in the southern region of the Kingdom of Bahrain close to a world-renowned Wildlife Sanctuary. This US$1 billion luxury, mixed-use health, residential and family tourism development nestles in an elevated desert setting and will include the Banyan Tree Desert Spa & Resort, Al Areen, “The Lost Paradise of Dilmun” Water Park, Al Waha Resort, Hotel & Resort Al Areen, Downtown Al Areen, Oryx Hills and Sarab Al Areen. The development will also feature additional projects, including residential, commercial, hospitality, recreational and entertainment facilities.