‘Bulbul’ has been announced as the mascot for the 2021 Asian Youth Para Games to be hosted by Bahrain from November 27 to December 8.
Bahrain Paralympic Committee’s senior administrative coordinator Deena Fulath said that bulbul, a well-known bird in Bahrain, was selected due to its cultural heritage.
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“It is known for its agility and speed, which can be a motivating factor for the athletes. This is also an opportunity to encourage the preservation of their habitat,” she added.
She said that preparations were in full swing for the Para Games.