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Shaikh Nasser hails Merida Team

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Mon, 05 Feb 2018

SHAIKH Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Representative of His Majesty for Charity Works and Youth Affairs and chairman of Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, said yesterday that His Majesty King Hamad was the main supporter of Bahrain Merida Cycling Team.

Shaikh Nasser made this remark while attending the annual gathering of Bahrain Merida Cycling Team yesterday at Al Wadi Palace in Riffa in presence of representatives of its sponsors as well as a large number of local and international media representatives.

Shaikh Nasser said the unlimited support provided by His Majesty was the secret behind the team’s success since it was unveiled a year ago.

Shaikh Nasser underlined the fact that many goals set by the team in 2017 were achieved, especially the promotion of the Kingdom of Bahrain at the international stage.


“Bahrain Merida Cycling Team includes the best of the world’s cyclists who have high potential and ability to achieve excellence, we are looking forward to another successful year,” said Shaikh Nasser.

Bahrain Authority for Tourism and Exhibitions CEO Shaikh Khalid bin Humood Al Khalifa pointed out that Bahrain Merida has played an important role in promoting the tourism sector of Bahrain during its participation in top international cycling events.

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