Bahrain Olympic Committee deputy chairman arrives in Kuwait to attend Gulf Games tournament
Agencies | Kuwait City
The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com
Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) deputy chairman Shaikh Isa bin Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, who is heading the Bahrain delegation, arrived in Kuwait today to attend the 3rd Gulf Games tournament which will officially be opened on Sunday, May 22. He was accompanied by BOC Secretary General, Faris Al Kooheji, Board member and President of Bahrain Handball Association, Ali Isa Ishaqi, Bahrain Basketball Association President, Walid Al Alawi, and members of the Bahraini mission’s administrative delegation.
Shaikh Isa bin Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa was welcomed at the Amiri Airport’s VIP lounge by Kuwait Olympic Committee (KOC) Head, Shaikh Fahad Nasser Sabah Al Ahmed Al Sabah, KOC Board member and Head of the tournament’s sport committees, Shaikh Mubarak Faisal Nawaf Al Ahmed Al Sabah, Bahraini Ambassador to Kuwait, Salah Al Maliki, KOC Assistant Secretary General, Ali Al Mirri, Director of Bahrain’s mission, Hassan Al Khajah, and members of the Bahraini administrative delegation.
Shaikh Isa bin Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa expressed appreciation of being in Kuwait to attend the 3rd Gulf Games tournament which will be held under the patronage of the Amir of Kuwait, HH Shaikh Nawaf Al Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah.
He praised the efforts of KOC to host the sport event. He also lauded strong fraternal relations between both countries, mainly in the sport field, stressing the need to further consolidate them to serve common interests. He expressed confidence in the ability of Kuwait to host one of the most successful Gulf tournaments thanks to its status and organizational capabilities. He wished the Bahraini teams and the Gulf ones every success.