Alba supports Bahrain International Garden Show 2014

February 27, 2014 1:58 pm

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) displayed its commitment towards a greener Bahrain with its participation in the tenth Bahrain International Garden Show (BIGS) 2014taking place at the Bahrain International Convention & Exhibition Centre from February 26 to March 1, 2014

The Bahrain International Garden Show 2014is being organised under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of Bahrain and the support of Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of the King of Bahrain, and President of the National Initiative for Agricultural Development.

This year, Alba’s stand at the BIGS will showcase the eco-friendly measures and agricultural achievements undertaken by the company through a mini replica of the HRH Princess Sabeeka Oasis. Comprising the lake, waterfall and the fountain as well as the various elements of the Oasis, the stand will also exhibit the vegetables and fruits grown within the smelter.

During the event, Alba will also launch its book “The Green Side of Alba”, which highlights the company’s success in being able to transform a desert into a beautiful Oasis.

Commenting on Alba’s support of the Bahrain International Garden Show 2014, Alba’s Chief Executive Tim Murray said: “Alba’s HRH Princess Sabeeka Oasis demonstrates the interest, and success of an industrial plant in environment and agriculture.The Bahrain International Garden Show is one of the most
outstanding garden shows in the world and we are proud to support it as we believe that it will not only promote a greener Bahrain but create greater awareness towards sustainable development and environment conservation.”

Alba’s evergreen HRH Princess Sabeeka Oasis is a 10-hectare green area located on the south side of the plant, which boasts more than 8,500 trees, a fruit and vegetable garden as well as the largest artificial lake in Bahrain teeming with marine life.