Shaikh Nasser to speak at 2020 Youth Summit opening session
TDT | Manama
The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com
His Majesty the King for Humanitarian Works and Youth Affairs Representative His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa is the keynote speaker at the opening of the 2020 Youth Summit today.
Organised by the Ministry of Youth and Sports Affairs, the two-day event will be held through remote visual communication technology.
Nine ministers will hold discussions with the youth about the challenges facing their sec- tors, and listen to the latter’s viewpoint on solutions and ideas to overcome them.
They are Finance and National Economy Minister Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Education Minister Dr Majid bin Ali Al Nuaimi, Labour and Social Development Minister Jameel bin Muhammad Ali Humaidan, Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning Minister Engineer Essam bin Abdullah Khalaf, Industry, Trade and Tourism Minister Zayed bin Rashid Al Zayani, Transportation and Communications Minister Engineer Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed Housing Minister Engineer Basem bin Yaqoub Al Hamar, Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Engineer Wael bin Nasser Al Mubarak and Youth and Sports Affairs Minister Aymen Tawfiq Al Moayyed.
In a statement, Al Moayyed said: “The Youth Summit 2020 comes in line with the royal directives of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa to give the youth great attention and real role in decision-making as they are the future. “The Youth Summit represents an aspect of the government’s priorities, on top of which is empowering young people and raising the level of their participation in decision-making.”
Al Moayyed said the participation of Shaikh Nasser in the opening session of the summit confirms His Highness’s keenness to give the youth an opportunity to present their ideas for building the future of Bahrain, overcome the challenges, and encourage them to take an active role in decision-making.
After the summit, a final report will be prepared that includes the proposals and recommendations put forward by the youth as outputs to be applied to overcome challenges in various sectors.