His Excellency Mr. Hisham bin Mohammed Al Jowder, Minister of Youth and Sports Affairs confirmed that His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, First Deputy President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, President of the Bahrain Athletics Association, Honourary President of the Bahrain Disabled Sports Federation, has launched several initiatives aimed at strengthening the role of youth in development. The initiatives train and rehabilitate them in order to participate in the developmental process witnessed by the Kingdom. He encouraged youth to think, analyse, innovate and excel, with the provision of a suitable environment for their participation in constructive work, to strengthen their national belonging and exercise an active role in the nation’s affairs. At the same time, he praised the support of His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, President of Bahrain Olympic Committee, for his initiatives directed at Bahraini youth to advance their creativity, motivating them to excel and participate in public life.
On the occasion of the unveiling of the various Khalid bin Hamad initiatives, His Excellency the Minister of Youth and Sports Affairs noted the interest and patronage of His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, who is keen to maintain an approach that necessitates his personal follow-up on all his initiatives for youth and sports in the Kingdom, thus ensuring their implementation and to extend their benefit to all deserving individuals, making His Highness’ ideas an unique example of excellence and benefit to youth.
His Excellency Mr. Hisham bin Mohammed Al Jowder added, “Ahead of us is an important bundle of initiatives by His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, which build on the element of youth, stemming from His Highness’ faith that youth are eager to contribute to the construction of Bahrain’s present and future and need to invest in more opportunities and provide initiatives that will assist them in taking the first step in the right direction.”
His Excellency Mr. Hisham bin Mohammed Al Jowder revealed that the Ministry of Youth and Sports Affairs is proud to supervise the implementation of Khalid bin Hamad initiatives, which are comprised of the Khalid bin Hamad Youth Centres and People with Disabilities Futsal League, which will be held this year in its fifth edition, the Khalid bin Hamad Theatre Festival for National Clubs, Youth Centers and People with Disabilities in its third edition, in addition to hosting a Mind Games Championship, which the ministry will strive to implement suitably to pave the way to the attainment of the goals for which these initiatives were found.
At the same time, His Excellency Mr. Hisham bin Mohammed Al Jowder expressed his happiness to organize the initiatives of His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, with the same success achieved in previous editions. The ministry has long begun preparations to organize these initiatives, in order to present them in a manner that ensures the large participation of Bahraini youth, attracting their energies and skills, and providing a great opportunity for youth to meet, become acquainted and compete among themselves.