HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, First Deputy President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports and Bahrain Olympic Committee President, has chaired the weekly virtual meeting of the Coordination, Execution and Follow-up Committee “Response”.
The meeting was attended by HE Dr Majid bin Ali Al Nuaimi, Minister of Education, HE Mr Zayed bin Rashid Al Zayani, Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, and MP Abdullah Al Dooseri, Head of the Constant Awareness Committee for Youth and Sports at the Parliament.
At the beginning of the meeting, HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa welcomed the attendees, praising the efforts being exerted by the Ministry of Education in putting programmes that support school sport. He also sheded lights on the establishmen of sporting schools topic, stating that many students from both genders will greatly benefit from having such properties.
HH Shaikh Khalid also pointed out that school sport is one of the essential tools for nurturing talents and supplying gifted sportspeople to the national teams. He also valued the efforts of the Ministery of Industry, Commerce and Tourism in contributing to boosting the local economy which serves to backing the implementation of development projects that support the youth and sports movements.
Furthermore, HH Shaikh Khalid discussed with the attendees the sports professionalisation law and the relevant mechanisms to implement it. He also stressed the importance of establishing a hospital specialised in sports injuries, stating that this would have a positive impact in implementing the goals of the reform programme which was launched by HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the King of the Kingdom of Bahrain as well as delivering the vision of HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier as well as the ambitions of HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, His Majesty the King’s Representative for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, National Security Advisor, President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports.