Bahrain SWF Discusses Investment Opportunities With Israel’s National Economic Council

DUBAI (Reuters) -

The chief executive officer of Bahrain’s Mumtalakat sovereign wealth fund, Khalid Al Rumaihi discussed investment opportunities and joint projects with the head of Israel’s National Economic Council, Avi Simhon, the Bahraini Embassy in the United States said on Twitter on Wednesday.

Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates began last year normalizing ties with Israel, in a deal brokered by the United States that marked a strategic Middle East alignment against Iran.