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Al Fanar Investment Holding Company B.S.C. (AFI) is a regional investment and holding company with several industrial, trading, and service subsidiaries. H.E. Abdulnabi Al Sho’ala, former Minister of Labour and Social Affairs and former Cabinet Minister of State, is Chairman of AFI. AFI strives to provide high quality products that combine performance with value pricing; meet our customer’s needs and exceed their expectations of price, quality, service, and selection; and stay ahead of the competition by innovating new products and services based on the needs of our customers and market demand.

AFI places high value on diversity, innovation, and forward thinking. By understanding the market, and by constant communication with our customers and members of our society, we are able to deliver unique products and services. The Chairman emphasizes the importance of forging relationships not only within our own community, but globally, reaching out our hands to different people, so that we can bring to the table different flavors. And so other then our associations and partnerships within the GCC region, AFI is proud to have forged relationships with companies in India, China, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and Germany, to name a few.Through its subsidiaries and partnerships, AFI is able to provide its clients with solutions ranging from building materials, office supplies, and medical supplies through its trading arm, stainless steel tanks, filter bags, temperature sensors, and aluminum alloys through its industrial arm, various directories and internet solutions through its publications arm, and healthcare, education, and weight management solutions through its services arm. This is just a sample of all the products and services which are covered by AFI.

You can read more about each subsidiary and partner by visiting the section companies, which provides more detailed information about each and every subsidiary and partner under AFI.The following are the subsidiaries and partners of AFI:

Our Companies

  • Gulf Markets International W.L.L. (GMI)
  • Towell Smelter Services Division (TSSD)
  • Scan Tech International W.L.L. (STI)
  • Al Fanar Medical Equipment & Services CO. W.L.L
  • Bahrain Oman Enterprises Marketing W.L.L. (BOME)
  • Bahrain Alloys Manufacturing Co. W.L.L. (BAMCO)
  • Primedia International B.S.C (PMI)
  • Pearl Elevator International W.L.L
  • VLCC International Bahrain W.L.L.
  • Direct Middle East W.L.L. (DME)
  • Gannon Dunkerley & Co.