For well over a century, the Fakhro family have played a leading role in Bahrain's public life and trading scene. This book, part memoir, part history, gives a detailed account of a family and its members, of the establishment and consolidation of a major merchant house, and of the growth and development of a nation. Anyone with an interest in Bahrain, or in how business and society work in this Gulf nation, will find something here to interest them.
About the Author
Adel Fakhro is Managing Director of Fakhro Group, one of Bahrain's largest conglomerates, with interests in general trading, logistics and services. Educated in Bahrain, England and Lebanon, he has been a leading figure in the world of Bahraini commerce for over forty years. He has also played an active role in public service, supporting the foundation of Ibn Khaldoun National School, and currently serves as Chairman of the Bahrain Down's Syndrome Society.
"A celebration of this island nation's remarkable development through the 20th century, as told through the lives of the well known merchant family of Fakhro." —Henry Harding
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