Sunday, January 19, 2020

HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa Initiates Fund for Sports and Youth Projects

HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs and President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports Affairs has announced the initial steps for the launch of a fund to support sports and youth-related projects.

The fund aims to preserve the efforts of the private and public sectors and align the goals via investing in youth and their potentials as they are the key pillar for highlighting the Kingdom’s achievements.

“The Kingdom of Bahrain is among the first countries to consider people aged between 0-35 as young people and such a decision is in line with the vision of HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the King of the Kingdom of Bahrain to establish a solid foundation, from which young Bahrainis can start and reach the world,” HH Shaikh Nasser pointed out.

HH Shaikh Nasser‘s remarks came during his reception to the representatives of the companies that sponsored HM the King Football Cup, Nasser bin Hamad Premier Football League (2018/2019 season)  and the 4th and 5th Nasser bin Hamad Ramadan League and Games (Nasser 11, 12). 

HH Shaikh Nasser conveyed the greetings and gratitude of HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa to the representatives of the sponsoring companies, underlining the importance of partnership and integration among the public and private sectors in order to meet the desired goals, foremost of which is elevating the football in the Kingdom. 

HH Shaikh Nasser said, “We have taken it upon ourselves to support the efforts of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, Bahrain Olympic Committee and Bahrain Football Association to elevate football in Bahrain to meet the vision of His Majesty the King, who is the biggest supporter of sports in Bahrain.”

Furthermore, he hailed the support provided by the media to highlight the football events and competitions in the Kingdom, branding the media as a real partner in those successes. Sumesh John Joy, Director, Bahrain This Week received a token of appreciation from HH Shaikh Nasser.

HH Shaikh Nasser received a souvenir from Mr Tawfiq Al Salehi, Director of the Media Office and Information Centre in the presence of the CEO of the Nasser bin Hamad Ramadan League and Games Mr Ali Al Majed

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