Officials Gather For Baha Mar Celebratory Dinner
‘TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE — On the eve of the much-anticipated groundbreaking of the $3.4 billion Baha Mar resort that is expected to transform Cable Beach, officials and partners gathered for a celebratory dinner Sunday at the Sheraton Nassau Beach Hotel.
More than 450 persons, including a high-ranking delegation from the Export-Import Bank of China and China State Construction Engineering Company, are scheduled to be on hand Monday for the official turning of the shovel on the 1,000-acre world of hospitality that is being billed as “the only development of its magnitude in the Western Hemisphere.”
Pictured l to r, Dai Churning, General Manager, Corporate Business Department, Export-Import Bank of China; His Excellency Hu Dingxian, Resident Ambassador from the Republic of China to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas; Li Ruogu, Chairman and President, Export-Import Bank of China; Rt. Hon. Hubert A. Ingraham; Prime Minister, The Commonwealth of The Bahamas; Sarkis Izmirlian, Director & CEO, Baha Mar Ltd.; Liu Jin Zhang, Vice President of China State Engineering Company, and Chen Guocai, Vice President, China State Construction Company. (Photo by Derek Smith, Jr.)Baha Mar, china