Manama: 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 Education Minister Dr Majid bin Ali Al Nuaimi, Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism Zayed bin Rashid Al Zayani, and and MP Abdullah Al Dossari, Head of the Parliamentary Standing Committee for Youth and Sports.
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 sports, highlighting plans to establish sports schools.
He stressed the importance of such schools which would nurture talents and national teams with gifted sportspeople. He also commended the efforts of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism to support domestic the local economy, which contributes to the implementation of youth and sports projects.
HH Shaikh Khalid discussed the law on sports professionalism law, stressing the importance of establishing a hospital specialized in sports injuries, in line with the goals of the reform programme which was launched by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and the vision of HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier and the ambitions of HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, HM King’s Representative for Humanitarian Works and Youth Affairs, National Security Advisor and SCYS Chairman.
Source: Bahrain News Agency