Discover America Week Webinar Explores Bahrain’s New Health System – “Sehati”

As part of Discover America Week 2021 events, and in partnership with the Supreme Council of Health and American Chamber of Commerce in Bahrain (AmCham), the U.S. Embassy hosted a virtual webinar to demystify the impact of the new health system on the local health structure, the business community, services, and insurance coverage plans offered ...
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Discover America Week Webinar Explores Investment Opportunities in Sustainable Energy

As part of Discover America Week 2021, and in partnership with the Bahrain Sustainable Energy Authority and American Chamber of Commerce in Bahrain (AmCham), the U.S. Embassy hosted a virtual presentation on emerging investment opportunities in solar, wind, and waste-to-energy projects. U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Margaret Nardi delivered welcome remarks highlighting the emerging investment opportunities ...
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U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Promotes The first Hilton in Bahrain in A Move To Celebrate The Spirit of American Hospitality on The Island

As part of Discover America Week 2021 activities, and in celebration of the 15th anniversary of the Free Trade Agreement, U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Margaret Nardi visited the newly inaugurated Hilton Garden Inn Bahrain Bay, a part of the American Hilton hotel chain. Hotel General Manager, Manuela Brode welcomed CDA Nardi and took her on a tour showcasing the hotel’s charming ...
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U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Attends Papa John’s Pizza Community Outreach for Children from the Royal Humanitarian Foundation

In celebration of Discover America Week 2021, and the 15th anniversary of the Free Trade Agreement, U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Margaret Nardi visited Papa John’s branch at the Jawad Dome in Barbar where she was greeted by Jawad Business Group Chairman, Faisal Jawad and Vice Chairman, Karim Faisal Jawad. On this occasion, Jawad Group and Papa John’s Pizza organized ...
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U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Visit to Tamimi Markets Promotes American Products in Bahrain

As part of Discover America Week 2021, U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Margaret Nardi visited the Tamimi Markets in Mall of Dilmunia, Muharraq, where she was welcomed by Tamimi Markets General Manager, Bobby Rajendran, who also took the CDA on a tour of the American products on prominent display.  On this occasion, CDA Nardi commented, “I am ...
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U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Visits Chili’s to Promote American Food Franchises in Bahrain

In celebration of Discover America Week 2021, and the 15th anniversary of the Free Trade Agreement, U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Margaret Nardi visited Chili’s new outlet in Juffair Square where she was welcomed by the Managing Director of the Abdulla Yousif Fakhro Group, Adel Fakhro and his wife Mrs. Mona Al-Moayyed and the Managing Director of ...
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Lulu Takes Shoppers on American Exploration in ‘Discover America’ Fest

October 03, 2021 – Manama Lulu Hypermarket’s popular annual Discover America Week festival began at the Dana Mall this morning (Editor: October 03, 2021) with the roar of a posse of iconic Harley Davidson bikes parading into the mall. The inauguration of the annual celebration of American products was led by U.S. Embassy in Bahrain’s ...
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U.S. Embassy Launches Discover America Week October 3-7, Celebrating 15 Years of the U.S.-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement

OP-ED By Margaret Nardi, U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires to the Kingdom of Bahrain Each year, we are delighted to celebrate Discover America Week to highlight the contributions of American goods, services, and products to our lives.  This year’s Discover America Week is special because it marks the 15th anniversary of the U.S.-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement ...
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U.S. Ambassador Visits American Mission Hospital

As part of the Discover America Week events, Unites States Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain Justin Siberell visited the American Mission Hospital on October 16. The American Mission Hospital traces its origins back to 1893 and the establishment of the Arabian Mission by the Reformed Church in New Brunswick, New Jersey.  American physicians began ...
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U.S. Ambassador Tours the Avenues Bahrain for Discover America Week

As part of Discover America Week activities, U.S. Ambassador Justin Siberell visited The Avenues-Bahrain shopping complex, where he was welcomed by the director, James Waugh. Mr. Waugh led the ambassador on a tour of American food and beverage outlets at the complex. Ambassador Siberell stopped and met employees at three of the U.S. restaurant chains, ...
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Ambassador Siberell Highlights American-Made Products at Lulu Hypermarket Juffair

On October 15, U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain Justin Siberell visited Lulu Hypermarket (Juffair Mall branch) to highlight American-made products in Bahrain as part of Discover America Week – a celebration that runs from October 14-24. The Ambassador was accompanied by Mr. Juzer Rupawala, Director of the Lulu Group, and other Lulu Hypermarket staff. Ambassador ...
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U.S. Ambassador Hosts Discussion In Honor of U.S.-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement Founders

As part of the U.S. Embassy’s Discover America Week celebrations, U.S. Ambassador to Bahrain Justin Siberell hosted a discussion at his residence in honor of the founders of the U.S.-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement (FTA).  The guests discussed bilateral economic and commercial relations and ways of moving forward with the FTA to enhance trade. Ambassador Siberell ...
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Celebrate and Discover America in Bahrain! An op-ed by the U.S. Ambassador to Bahrain

Celebrate and Discover America in Bahrain! By Justin Siberell, U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain The United States enjoys an extremely robust relationship with the government and people of Bahrain. Ours is a long-standing, mutually-beneficial partnership that allows each country to enhance the other’s strengths and capabilities. Our partnership is built upon an enduring ...
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U.S. Ambassador Concludes Discover America Week 2018

Ambassador Siberell concluded Discover America Week 2018 on Thursday February 15, with some American BBQ at the Big Texas Barbeque & Waffle House at the Best Western Olive Hotel in Juffair. The Big Texas Barbeque & Waffle House is a success story of the Bahrain-U.S. Free Trade Agreement. Discover America Week 2018 highlighted the strong economic relationship between Bahrain and the ...
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Embassy Offers, “How To Do Business in the United States” Seminar

On Monday, February 12, the U.S. Embassy, in cooperation with the American Chamber of Commerce in Bahrain (AmCham) and BIBF, held a seminar entitled “How to do Business in the United States.”  The seminar, held on the BIBF campus, included speakers from the U.S. Embassy, Washington, D.C., and across the region.  The speakers gave tips ...
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Ambassador Siberell Addresses the MEET ICT Bahrain Opening Ceremony

On February 13, Ambassador Siberell joined HE Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications Kamal Bin Ahmed Mohammed, HE Minister of Youth and Sports Hisham Bin Mohammed Al Jowder, and BTECH Chairman Ubaydli Ubaydli to open the 2018 MEET ICT Bahrain (BITEX) Conference at the Gulf Hotel Convention Center. During his speech, Ambassador Siberell noted the strength ...
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Discover America Week 2018 Beach Clean-Up

The American Embassy in Manama, in cooperation with AECOM, kicked off Discover America Week 2018 with a beach clean-up on Saturday, February 10.  U.S. Ambassador Justin Siberell, along with staffers from the embassy, AECOM, and others participated in the event.  Around 75 volunteers helped in cleaning up Nurana Beach.
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Ambassador Siberell highlights U.S. Products in AlJazira Supermarket

U.S. Ambassador Justin Siberell visited AlJazira Supermarket to highlight U.S. made products in Bahrain as part of Discover America Week 2018.  The Ambassador was accompanied by Al Jazira Supermarket’s Chairman Abdulhussain Dawani and other Al Jazira staff.  Al Jazira Supermarket, which opened their first store in Bahrain in 1965, stock around 5,000 different U.S. products ...
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Success Story of U.S.-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement

U.S. Ambassador Justin Siberell along with Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism Zayed Al-Zayani visited West Point Home to celebrate a fantastic United States-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement success story as part of the Discover America Week 2018. The American home textile company has invested more than $160 million in Bahrain since the U.S.-Bahrain Free Trade ...
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Discover America Week 2018 OP-ED

By Justin Siberell, U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain It is a pleasure to announce the opening of Discover America Week 2018. Discover America is a weeklong celebration of American commerce and culture, including food, leisure, shopping, sports, tourism, and more. The relationship between Bahrain and the United States runs strong and deep; it ...
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Ambassador Siberell Addresses AmCham

On January 30, Ambassador Justin Siberell attended a luncheon hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce in Bahrain (AmCham) and addressed AmCham members. In his remarks, Ambassador Siberell lauded the strong Bahraini-U.S. economic relationship and hailed the Bahrain-U.S. Free Trade Agreement, which has more than doubled bilateral trade since it came into force in 2006. ...
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