HE Sheikh Hisham bin Abdulrahman Al Khalifa, the Governor of the Capital Governorate, inaugurated the summer activity program of Sitra Cultural and Sports Club in its third version. The event was held under the theme “We Refine Personality and Promote Creativity” that received a generous support from Ahli United Bank. Upon arrival, the Governor was welcomed by MP Majeed Al Asfour, member of the Council of Representatives and Mr. Ali Al Sawad, Chairman of Sitra Cultural and Sports Club, in the presence of members of the Club’s Board of Directors.

July 12, 2017
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During his tour of the club facilities, HE the Governor was updated about the program’s  activities and events.  HE praised the program and its contents which included diverse and distinct activities aiming to develop the skills and talents of students and refine their personality beside developing their creativity, expanding their perceptions and teaching them to use the  leisure time in gaining knowledge.

“The Governorate will continue its endeavors in supporting the programs that contribute in  community  development and attainment of social partnership conception on which the Governorate relies since it plays a substantial  role in deepening the national sense and strengthening national unity. This is out of the Governorate’s vision to be leading and distinct in serving the citizens and residents for a better life and a sustainable development. The Governorate believes that its efforts should be in the service of the community and instill work values with one team spirit that contributes in the creation of a wise generation who devotes its efforts for the country and society”. HE the Governorate said.

Commenting on the event,  Mr. Ali Al Sawad, Sitra Club Board’s Chairman said “Following the success of the previous two versions that were held last year and witnessed a great response, the program of this year has witnessed an overwhelming response that exceeded our expectations. The program was heavily attended with the participation of more than 500 participants, thanks to the  support and attention  given by HE Sheikh Hisham bin Abdulrahman Al Khalifa, Governor of Capital Governorate to the summer activity for the third year in a row”. He said and added:

“The organizing committee has strived  while preparing the program for summer activity to incorporate diverse events, ranging between entertainment  and educational activities in order  to attract students and exploit their energies and leisure time with activities that benefit them as well as their society, and to enable them to discover their talents  and refine them”.

HE the Governor was accompanied during the visit by Mr. Hassan Abdulla Al Madani Deputy Governor, Mr. Salah Buzaid Al Dossery, Director of Information and Follow Up and also Mr. Abdulrahman Al Abbasi and Mr. Hani Ali who undertook supervision of the activities; on behalf of the Governorate.

It is worth noting that the summer activity of Sitra Club comes as part of a group of programs that are organized and sponsored by the Capital Governorate during the summer period for the young and youth categories, of which around one thousand students from various parts of the island benefit. The activities agenda include, in addition to  the activities of Sitra Club, the summer activity pertaining to the Capital Governorate. This is in addition to supporting  the summer activities pertaining to Aldaih Youth Centre and Youth Sports Club.