Saturday, January 25, 2020

Northern Governorate concludes festivities

The Northern Governorate has concluded its festivities. They celebrated the kingdom’s  anniversary of establishment as a modern state of Bahrain, an Arab and Muslim country in 1783 by its founder Ahmed Al-Fateh. It’s also the anniversary of its accession to the UN as a full member and the anniversary of HM the King’s Accession to the Throne.

Held under the theme “Leader and People Nation’s Joy”, the celebration included a traditional rowing race. It was held at Budaiya jetty reflecting Bahrain’s long-standing traditional heritage legacy. It was held under the patronage of Northern Governor Ali bin Al-Sheikh Abdulhussein Al-Asfoor.

The Northern Governorate paid tribute to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa. He hailed the royal’s keenness on promoting Bahrain’s rich legacy of traditional and heritage sports.

It also commended the follow-up of HM the King’s Representative for Charity Work and Youth Affairs, National Security Advisor and Chairman of the Supreme Council of Youth and Sports (SCYS) His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa and HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, First Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports and President of Bahrain Olympic Committee.

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