Manama, Feb. 28 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa was at the forefront of those who received His Majesty’s Representative for Humanitarian Work and Youth Affairs and the Commander of the Royal Endurance Team, His Highness Sheikh Nasser. Bin Hamad Al Khalifa, upon his return to the Kingdom, after his success in winning first place in the FEI World Endurance Championship.
His Highness Sheikh Nasser outperformed 126 riders representing 36 countries in the 160-kilometer race in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, achieving a new global achievement that adds to the Kingdom’s rich record of regional, continental and international championships.
His Majesty the King expressed his thanks to the sister country of the Emirates for hosting the World Endurance Championship, and for providing all kinds of facilities to the participants, which contributed to the success of the global event, and strengthened the leading position of the UAE and its prestigious reputation in hosting major sporting events. .
His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and Prime Minister, Commander of the National Guard, Lieutenant General His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Isa Al Khalifa, First Deputy President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, President of the Bahrain Sports and Olympics Authority. His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Chairman of the Committee, and His Excellency Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Minister of the Royal Court, also received His Highness Sheikh Nasser.
His Majesty King Hamad and His Highness Sheikh Nasser went to the VIP lounge at Sakhir Air Base, where a guard of honor lined up to receive them. They were also received by a group of female students.
Then the members of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, heads of sports federations and heads of sports entities saluted His Majesty the King and His Highness Sheikh Nasser bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and congratulated them on their global achievement.
His Majesty the King expressed his sincere congratulations to His Highness Sheikh Nasser for this exploit, expressing his pride in the global victory, which embodies His Highness’s determination to win titles and strengthen Bahrain’s position in various sports gatherings.
His Majesty the King affirmed that the nation’s spirit and its numerous achievements in various fields are a source of pride for all of Bahrain, and that the victory it deserves confirms Bahrain’s distinguished ability to achieve successes.
His Majesty the King praised the youth and sports boom that Bahrain is experiencing thanks to the efforts of His Highness Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad and His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad, who are doing their best to raise the national flags.
After that, His Majesty bid farewell to His Highness Sheikh Nasser bin Zayed Al Nahyan, wishing him continued success in serving the Kingdom and its people.
The Bahrain Show was held on the occasion of the celebration of His Highness Sheikh Nasser’s victory and return home.