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Bahrain NOC celebrates women’s day

Date : 04 Dec 2018

Manama, Bahrain, December 4, 2018: The Bahrain Olympic Committee joined government and private sectors in celebrating the Bahraini Women's Day on Monday.

A special gathering, held at the BOC premises in Seef and attended by the committee women’s staff, was in recognition of the Bahraini women's efforts in all areas.

Supreme Council for Youth and Sports and BOC board member and Women's Sport Committee Chair Shaikha Hayat bint Abdulaziz Al Khalifa was the patron of the occasion.

During the event, Shaikha Hayat paid tribute to women for the crucial role they have played in this vital sector for more than 50 years.

“At the Bahrain Olympic Committee we recognise and celebrate the significant contributions our female members of staff have made to our overall success,” said Shaikha Hayat as she handed over flowers to staff members.

Shaikha Hayat referred to the achievements of Bahraini women in the field of legislative and municipal work, which witnessed honorable examples of women personalities working in this field. She expressed her happiness six women have reached the parliament council while four made it to the municipal council recently.

She also thanked BOC President Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa for his unlimited support to women's sport, Shaikh Salman bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports and Vice President of the BOC, and BOC Secretary General Abdulrahman Sadiq Askar for their efforts.

Bahraini Women's Day is held under the patronage of Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty the King, and the President of the Supreme Council for Women. It recognises Bahraini women's achievements in a different sector.

HRH Princess Sabeeka announced the theme of the Bahraini Women’s Day 2018, which is devoted to honouring women in the legislative field and municipal work.

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