Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Youth Minister opens ‘Nasser bin Hamad Ramadan Heritage Festival’

Representative of HM the King for Charity Work and Youth Affairs and Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, deputized Youth and Sports Affairs Minister, Ayman bin Tawfiq Al-Moayyad to open the first edition of the “Nasser bin Hamad Ramadan Heritage Festival”.

The festival is organised by the Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC)’s Heritage Sports Committee during the holy month of Ramdan.

On arrival, the minister was welcomed by the Heritage Sports Committee Chairman, Khalifa bin Abdulla Al-Qaud, BOC Secretary-General, Mohammed Al-Nusuf, and committee members.

The first edition of the “Nasser bin Hamad Ramadan Heritage Festival” features an array of heritage and electronic games.

The minister was briefed about the festival’s games, competition regulations and the events to be held on its sidelines.

Al-Moayyad expressed thanks and appreciation to HH Shaikh Nasser for his initiative to hold the festival, voicing pride in being deputised to open it on his behalf.

He also praised HH Shaikh Nasser’s constant support for the youth and sports movement in the kingdom.

He asserted that holding such a festival during the holy month of Ramadan contributes to embracing Bahraini youth through involving them in competitive heritage of electronic games.

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