On November 17, the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in partnership with the U.S. Embassy organized the Fifth Annual Alumni Networking Reception at the Darseen Café in the Bahrain National Museum to mark the Annual Education USA week. U.S. Alumni wore their schools jersey and hats to proudly represent their schools. The event celebrated Bahraini Nationals who have studied at a US university and strengthened the bonds between Bahrain and the U.S.
Remarks were given by US Ambassador Justine Siberell, the Chief of the Financial and Administrative Bureau Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohmmed Al-Khalifa and the President of the BFG International Group Dr. Samer Al-Jishi.
The reception gathered approximately 200 alumni of U.S. schools and government exchange programs.