Manama, Mar.28(BNA): Information Affairs Minister Ali bin Mohammed Al Romaihi congratulated His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, on the success of the Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2021.
He hailed Bahrain’s success in hosting the race for the 17th consecutive year, despite the special circumstances resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, which reflected Bahrain’s edge in holding major global events as well as its national pioneering role in disseminating the culture of motorsport in the Minister, since the establishment of the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) in 2004, thanks to HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister’s farsighted vision.
The minister commended the security agencies for their sincere and dedicated efforts to ensure the safety of the event and monitor the traffic movement.
He praised the role of young volunteers and the awareness of the public and their compliance with the mandatory precautionary measures for combating the pandemic.
He also praised the presence of vaccinated people and those who recovered from the virus, taking pride in the technical capabilities at the media centre and the exemplary organization of the race.
He said that the successful hosting of the Formula 1 races represents a source of confidence and inspiration, paying tribute to HM the King and to HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister.