Bahrain marks Youth Day; hails youth real asset, key contributors
TDT | Manama
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Bahrain yesterday marked Youth Day, observed annually on March 25th, with a range of activities honouring the contribution of Bahraini youths in the national development drive.
Health Minister Dr Jalila bint Al-Sayed Jawad Hassan took pride in the potential of young Bahrainis, hailing them as “real assets” and key contributors to a brighter future. The Kingdom, she said, had developed comprehensive strategies to leverage the potential of its youth to accelerate development.
Dr Hassan also hailed the day as an opportunity to highlight the vital role of Bahraini youngsters play in the Kingdom’s development and modernisation process.
The minister further thanked His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister and the Representative of His Majesty the King for Humanitarian Work and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sport, His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa for the support to young people.
Separately, Ibrahim bin Hassan Al-Hawaj, Minister of Works, emphasised the important role that Bahraini youth play in infrastructure development projects.
He stresed: “We are proud of the national cadres of engineers, technicians, and employees in the various divisions.”
Minister of Youth Affairs Rawan bint Najeeb Tawfiqi congratulated Bahraini youth for their ideas and engagement with national initiatives and issues She also discussed the “Bahraini Young Ambassadors” initiative, which offers young men and women the chance to create 15-second video clips based on their ideas.
The winner of the initiative will have the opportunity to represent Bahrain in an official meeting outside the Kingdom alongside the Minister of Youth Affairs.
Ibrahim bin Hassan Al-Hawaj
Rawan bint Najeeb Tawfiqi