His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Crown Prince and Prime Minister, warmly praised all involved in hosting a successful Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit, and expressed immense pride in the innovation and endeavour of Bahrainis who continue to support the Kingdom’s comprehensive development, led by HM the King.
HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister noted that the continued success of the Bahrain International Circuit in organising and hosting this year’s race, despite the exceptional challenges presented by COVID-19, came as a direct result of the skill and efforts of the Kingdom’s event organisers, medical professionals, military and security personnel and government agencies. Together they ensured that all health and precautionary measures were safely adhered to and guaranteed a successful international race.
HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister congratulated the winners of the race and expressed gratitude to the participating teams for the outstanding performances, competitiveness and enthusiasm on display at the Bahrain International Circuit, the home of motorsport in the Middle East.
HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister noted that the Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2020 has attracted widespread international attention and recognition due to the success of the event notwithstanding the global pandemic.
HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister highlighted that this year’s race was made particularly special by the attendance of frontline health workers, first responders and their families, as a sincere gesture of gratitude and appreciation for their tireless efforts in mitigating the spread of the virus and safeguarding the Kingdom’s citizens and residents.
HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister concluded by reiterating his appreciation for the national efforts made by frontline heroes, wishing them continued success in performing their duties in safeguarding all in the Kingdom.