Gulf Daily News wrote on 20 April 1995:
A Ceremony to honour Bahraini businessman Qassim Ahmed Fakhroo was held yesterday at the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The cermony was organised by the chamber, the Alumni Club and Bahrain University. It was held to honour Mr Fakhroo for his contribution to Bahrain society, especially in the fields of education and trade, over many years. Commerce and Agriculture Minister Habib Qassim, right, presents the award to Bahrain University,vice-president administration and finance Dr Samir Fakhroo who recieved it on behalf on his father.