Advisor to HM the King for Youth and Sports Affairs, Saleh bin Isa bin Hindi Al-Mannai, chaired a meeting of the Bahrain Sports Pioneers Society, in the presence of founders.
Bin Hindi conveyed greetings from His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa to the attendees, as well as his wishes of success for the Bahrain Sports Pioneers Society in boosting the youth and sports movement in the Kingdom.
He lauded the interest of HM the King’s Representive for Charity Work and Youth Affairs and Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, in supporting the Bahrain Sports Pioneers Society, paying tribute to the Labour and Social Development Minister, Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan, and the Minister of Youth and Sports Affairs, Ayman bin Tawfiq Al-Moayyad, for facilitating procedures to establish the Society.
HM the King’s Advisor said that the Bahrain Sports Pioneers Society will embrace all athletes in the Kingdom, strengthen the unity of the youth and sports community in the Kingdom, and advance sports in the Kingdom.
The meeting unanimously selected Shaikh Isa bin Rashid Al Khalifa, the Second Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports and the Honorary President of the Bahrain Olympic Committee, to be the Honorary President of the Bahrain Sports Pioneers Society in rrecognition of the tremendous efforts he has exerted for the sake of advancing sports in Bahrain.
The founders also selected Saleh Bin Isa Bin Hind Al-Mannai as the board chairman of the Bahrain Sports Pioneers Society.
HM the King’s Advisor valued highly the founders’ confidence in him, pledging to do his utmost in order to achieve the Society’s goals.
During the same meeting the Board of Directors of the Bahrain Sports Pioneers Society was formed, an advisor for the society was appointed and sub-committees were elected.
The attendees stressed the need to send cables of thanks and appreciation to HM King Hamad, HH Shaikh Nasser, Shaikh Isa bin Rashid, the Labour Minister and Youth Minister for their support.