11 : 03 AM – 13/02/2018
London, Feb. 13 (BNA): Following the directives of His Royal Highness the Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, and with the support of the Representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Work and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, and President of the Bahrain Olympic Committee, His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, February 13 is now marked as Bahrain Sports Day.
It is celebrated by all members of the community from the governmental and private institutions to promote the sports culture in the Bahraini society. The Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain in the United Kingdom organized a number of sports and physical activities to promote physical exercise in order to highlight its positive role and to make it a daily routine in the future.
During the event, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the United Kingdom, Shaikh Fawaz bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, emphasized that allocating an annual national Sports Day reflects the Government’s care for the safety and health of all society members.
The embassy’s programme for the Bahrain Sports Day involved various sports activities, namely tennis, badminton, jogging and using physical fitness equipment.
The embassy staff expressed their appreciation of this initiative and all its activities that reflect the Government’s keenness to promote sports.
BNA 0759 GMT 2018/02/13
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