HM King attends "Golden Charter" ceremony

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Manama, Feb. 14(BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa patronized a ceremony marking the 18th anniversary of the National Action Charter (NAC) under the theme "Golden Charter". His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier attended the ceremony, which was held at the National Charter Monument.

Manama, Feb. 14(BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa patronized a ceremony marking the 18th anniversary of the National Action Charter (NAC) under the theme "Golden Charter". His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier attended the ceremony, which was held at the National Charter Monument.

HM the King was received on arrival by HM’s Representative for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Supreme Council for Youth and Sports Council (SCYS) Chairman and Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) President His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa and SCYS First Deputy Chairman and Head of the Bahrain Athletics Association (BAA) HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al-Khalifa.

HM the King toured an exhibition by Bahraini artist Abbas Mousawi, who briefed HM the King on his artworks which highlight the sport achievements of HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa and HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al-Khalifa as well as other Bahraini champions.

A short film was then shown, highlighting Bahrain’s landmark achievements ever since the National Action Charter was endorsed eighteen years ago. Addressing the ceremony, HM the King hailed the anniversary milestone which commemorates the historic consensus on the charter which embodied loyal people’s strong and free will to shape the future of their country and usher a new era of national development.

He paid tribute to Bahrainis for their strong determination, resilience and ability to brave challenges and turn difficulties into bright achievements for the nation in all fields of national work. He thanked HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, hailing his dedicate role and efforts to promote sports in Bahrain and develop the youth sector.

HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa delivered a speech, thanking HM the King for gracing the ceremony which celebrates the 18th anniversary of the National Action Charter. He saluted the loyal citizens of Bahrain who rallied to endorse the national milestone by a sweeping majority in 2001, which symbolizes their unity, patriotic awareness and allegiance to HM the King, the architect of the Kingdom’s development, progress and prosperity.

He underlined Bahrainis’ landmark achievements which marked 2018 – the year of achievements under the theme "Only Gold", symbolizing the march of impressive and impressive strides that bolstered the Kingdom’s standing among nations.

" A total of 236 Bahraini citizens attained 251 achievements in all fields in 2018", said H Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, paying tribute to HM the King for his royal support which was a catalyst to brave challenges and overcome difficulties to honour Bahrain at international competitions and arenas.

"The National Action Charter embodied cohesive Bahraini society and symbolized national unity and people’s allegiance to the leadership", said HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, hailing citizens’ loyalty, self-confidence, dedication in serving the nation, spirit of belonging to the Kingdom, strong determination and passion for achievement and excellence.

Addressing the ceremony, HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa said that Bahraini achievers are honoured to stand before HM the King at the National Charter Monument, which bears the names of all citizens who rallied to endorse the milestone by a sweeping majority.

He pledged to spare no efforts to excel and aspire to achieve top ranks, inspired by HM the King’s pioneering project which serves as catalyst to attain further national strides that honour Bahrain and its people. He paid tribute to Bahrainis, the people of achievers, which dedicated themselves to serving the homeland and spared no efforts to honour Bahrain and bolster its standing among nations. HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa then requested HM the King to sign the Book of Achievers, which keeps record the names of Bahrainis who honored the Kingdom of Bahrain.
 

 


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BNA 1857 GMT 2019/02/14