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Shaikh Salman bin Abdulla Al Khalifa chairs the Bahrain Air Sports Federation board first meeting at Amwaj.
Bahrain NOC pledges support for new air sports federation

12 Oct 2017
Manama, Bahrain, October 12, 2017: The Supreme Council for Youth and Sports Deputy General Secretary and Bahrain Olympic Committee General Secretary Abdulrahman Askar attended the first meeting of the newly-formed Bahrain Air Sports Federation at the Grove Hotel in Amwaj, Muharraq. Chaired by the Board President, Shaikh Salman bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, the meeting brought up a number of topics on the federation agenda as well as their needs in order to carry out the programmes.

Shaikh Salman started the meeting by thanking Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Supreme Council for Youth and Sports Chairman and BOC President, for his faith in the board. Shaikh Salman also expressed gratitude to the Bahrain Defence Force, the National Guard and the Interior Ministry for their continued support to the BASF.

On his part, Askar congratulated the new board on their appointments for the new cycle and affirmed the Bahrain Olympic Committee’s willingness to back the federation to achieve its goals.

Also present were BASF Vice President Shaikh Hamad bin Salman Al Khalifa, Second Vice President Mohammed Malallah, Bahrain Military Sports Federation General Secretary Noaman Al Hasan, Technical Director Mohammed Al Balooshi and Board members Abdulla Mustafa, Khawla Al Hammadi, Khalid Al Zayed and Nawaf Al Sada.
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