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Cineco opens new multi-screen cineplex in Bahrain

Bahrain Cinema Company (Cineco) has officially opened its new 3,000-sq-m cineplex at Oasis Mall in Juffair to the public.

Featuring 10 screens, it boasts a wide variety of new offerings including two concepts; a Kids Cinema, which is a first in the kingdom, and an exclusive VIP fine-dining opportunity.

The cineplex, which opened its doors on October 25, has substantially increased the total investment of Cineco in the kingdom by $6.9m , said a statement from the company.

Cineco presently owns and operates a total of 57 cinema screens in Bahrain and 47 screens in other GCC countries. The cineplex provides Dolby Atmos systems and 3D technology, said the company statement.

At the kids cinema which includes a play area, parents can entrust their children to the care of professional nannies and do some relaxed shopping, the release stated.

On the latest addition, CEO Ahmed Rashed, said: “It brings us immense pleasure to announce the launch of our new cineplex in Oasis Mall. We at Cineco, strive towards constantly increasing our growth through the introduction of a nation-wide network of cineplexes. And with Juffair being a cosmopolitan city that comfortably sits in the position of being the tourism hub of Bahrain, the opening of this new cineplex comes significantly in line with those expansion plans.”