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 Affairs, yesterday announced the launch of a fund to support sports and youth-related projects.
“It’s very important that all young people have the necessary backing and services within precisely defined future plans by the stakeholders of the fund,” said Shaikh Nasser.
“We want to exchange opinions and ideas through an active dialogue with the investors to reach the highest level of interest and care for young people.
“The Kingdom of Bahrain is among the first countries to consider people aged between 10 and 35 as young people and such a decision is in line with the vision of His Majesty to establish a solid foundation, from which young Bahrainis can start and reach the world.”
Shaikh Nasser’s remarks came during a reception to the representatives of the companies that sponsored HM the King Football Cup, Nasser bin Hamad Premier Football League (2018-2019 season) and the fourth and fifth Nasser bin Hamad Ramadan League and Games (Nasser 11, 12).
The event was attended by several ministers and senior officials in the public and private sectors.
Shaikh Nasser honoured the representatives of the public sector and the sponsoring companies, including the Oil Ministry, Ministry of Youth and Sports Affairs, Information Affairs Ministry, Ministry of Interior, the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports Affairs, Ministry of Education, Bahrain Olympic Committee, Bahrain Football Association, Ministry of Health and BDF Hospital.
He also honoured Bapco, National Bank of Bahrain, Batelco, Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait, Alsharif Group, Viva, Ebrahim Khalil Kanoo company, Tamkeen, Infonas, Technogym, Behbehani Brothers, Nass, Alba, Gpic, CrediMax, KFH, Bahrain Economic Development Board, Ithmar Bank, Lulu Hypermarket, Majestic Cars, Zain Bahrain, Al Haddad Motors, Khaleeji Commercial Bank, Carriage, Al Hawaj Group, Footballization, Al Mourjan Real Estate, Bahrain Development Bank, Americal Express, Sico Bank, Bait Al Safar company, Ramez, Al Jazira Supermarket, Solidarity Insurance, Arabian Horse, Showaiter Sweets, Ibrahim Al Afo, Bahrain Scarp Mould, The Kingdom Ready Mix and Gulf Air.
He also honoured the media, including Bahrain Sports TV channel, Akhbar Al Khaleej, Alayam, Al Watan, Al Bilad, Al Mayadeen Magazine, GDN, Bahrain This Week, Power Up and Radio Castillo.
Shaikh Nasser received a souvenir from Tawfiq Al Salehi, director of Media Office and Information Centre in presence of the CEO of Nasser bin Hamad Ramadan League and Games Ali Al Majed. He also received a souvenir from Ibrahim Al Sinan, general manager of Majestic Cars.