Getting To Know Us

Building your visions. Creating reality.

"Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it."


Maklai Trading is a divison of one of Bahrain's largest and oldest family run companies in the trading and construction sectors, with a core focus in import and distribution of building materials, plumbing and sanitary ware.

Maklai was incorporated and led by the late Mr. Abdulla Hashim Maklai in 1910 and is presently led by second generation Mr. Yaqoob Abdulla Hashim Maklai.s

One of Maklai’s first trading stores in the heart of Manama Est. 1910

Our Mission

Striving to meet the increasing and diversified demands of our customers.
Being market leaders in our market segments.
Providing quality products & reliable services and sourcing from reputed manufacturers
Becoming professional marketing partners for our principals to meet the objectives of sales, market information, and customer service.
Being the preferred supplier of our customers, with our products exceeding their quality requirements.
Harnessing the creative energies of all our people through team work and a transparent work environment.

Our Experties And Experience

Our drive to be market leader and constantly expanding our product portfolio has helped us to race ahead of our competitors making Maklai one of the main suppliers of trading materials in Bahrain with the widest range of products. Our long history and strong work ethics has enablled us to work with some of the best and most well known clients in Bahrain. No project is too small or too big for us to supply to and we treat all our customers with the respect and integrity they demand and deserve. We are proud to have supplied many well known projects in Bahrain including Diyyar Al Muharraq, Amwaj Islands, Durrat Al Bahrain, Bahrain Bay and many more.

Our reputation in the market has enabled us to become the sole agents in Bahrain for some of the most renowned and sought after trading materials. We are proud to source our range of products from some of the world’s most reputed manufacturing countries including the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Turkey, United states of America, United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and many more and we are proud to also support local Bahraini manufacturers.

In addition to the import and distribution of a wide range of building materials, our construction division under the name Yaqoob Maklai Interiors And Construction SPC, is proud to have completed many well known small to medium construction projects across Bahrain, including the delevopment of offices, luxary homes and appartments.

We have also expanded into MEP works and proudly utilise materials we source in our import division into all our projects.

Our impressive client list includes a number of high profile Bahraini businesses and governmental organisations. Below is a list of some of the recent major projects we are proud to have supplied across the Bahrain, with contract values ranging from BHD 15,000 to BHD 3 million.


Traders of all kinds of building materials, as well as plumbing and sanitary ware. Sole agents of many well known international brands.