Batelco was proud to be the official sponsor of The National Day Championship which took place under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, First Deputy President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, President of Bahrain Athletic Association and Honorary President of Bahrain Disabled Sports Federation. The event, organized by Bahrain Sports Federation for Disabilities, was held on December 7 and 8 at Isa Sports City.
The sponsorship of this event is in line with Batelco’s commitment to its role as a responsible corporate citizen. Supporting health, education, sports and cultural programmes, Batelco continually strives to benefit the communities they operate in.
Following the successful event, Shaikh Mohamed bin Duaij Al Khalifa, President of the Bahrain Sports Federation for Disabilities, presented an appreciation award to Shaikh Khalifa Al Khalifa, who accepted the award on behalf of Batelco.
The National Day Championship attracted over 500 attendees including participants with disabilities, the general public and children. The programmes held by the Bahrain Sports Federation for Disabilities benefit around 1000 handicapped athletes and a large number of families in Bahrain.
Formed in 1987, The Bahrain Sports Federation is concerned with sponsoring and developing sports for the handicapped, enabling them to experience an active lifestyle and integrate with other members of the community. The federation also enables them to participate in local, Gulf, Arab and international tournaments.