HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad attends Saudi Games opening
Riyadh, Nov. 28 (BNA): His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, First Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, Chairman of the General Sports Authority (GSA), and President of the Bahrain Olympic Committee, attended the opening of the 2nd edition of Saudi Games.
The event was held under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and organised by the Saudi Olympic and Paralympic Committee.
His Highness Shaikh Salman bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, Vice President of GSA, Abdulrahman Sadiq Askar, CEO of GSA, Faris Mustafa Al Kooheji, Secretary-General of BOC, were present.
HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad expressed thanks and appreciation to His Royal Highness Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Faisal, Minister of Sports and Chairman of the Saudi Olympic and Paralympic Committee of Saudi Arabia for the invitation, which reflects the long-standing relations between the two countries.
His Highness affirmed that the Saudi Games are a testament to Saudi sports' progress and development, as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has become a destination for major tournaments as well as for prominent stars and athletes as a result of the progress boom it is witness across all sectors, including sports.
HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad commended the opening ceremony of the Saudi Games, as well as the notable official and sporting presence that reflects the prominent position the Games enjoy.
His Highness wished the Saudi people and government continued success and prosperity.