The 8th International Conference was held this week in Bahrain at the University of Bahrain (UoB) Shaikh Abdulaziz bin Mohammed Hall under the slogan “Success before Thirty”.

The event was held under the patronage of His Majesty’s Representative for Charity Work and Youth Affairs, Supreme Council for Youth and Sport (SCYS) Chairman and Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) President Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa.

Leading successful personalities were present at the event,, including singer Hussain Al-Jasmi and artist Bilqis Fathi, in addition to YouTube personality Zach King.

Around 1,600 participants representing 32 nations showed up at the opening ceremony of the 8th International Youth Conference held at the University of Bahrain (UoB) .

The five-day event was held under the patronage of His Majesty the King’s Representative for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Supreme Council for Youth and Sports Chairman and Bahrain Olympic Committee President HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, who inaugurated the conference.

The conference was held under the slogan “Success before Thirty” and included several workshops and sessions that discuss the means to achieve success in life and overcoming challenges at a young age.

Addressing the audience during the ceremony, HH Shaikh Nasser said, “Everyone is born with equal opportunities. It doesn’t matter which family you’re descending from or what high post you’re occupying. Success starts from within. We all have one of two choices. It’s either success or failure. Bravery, courage and daring to break the routine determine which path we’ll take in this life.

“Success tastes better after many attempts to accomplish it. In order to reach your goals, you must resist your inner battle. You must be clear about your vision and choose the appropriate environment that helps you succeed. Family, friend and associates are important to excel,” he added.

A number of Ministers, senior delegates, MPs, diplomatic corps, dignitaries and students attended the ceremony.

The conference continued till Thursday and comprised multiple workshops and activities that discuss achieving success before crossing the 30 years age barrier.