Nasser bin Hamad meets FIFA President

Manama, (BNA): HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, President of Bahrain Olympic Committee, welcomed to his office the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) President, Mr. Gianni Infantino who is visiting the Kingdom

Manama, (BNA): HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, President of Bahrain Olympic Committee, welcomed to his office the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) President, Mr. Gianni Infantino who is visiting the Kingdom of Bahrain.

During the meeting, which was attended by His Excellency Shaikh Salman bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa the President of the Asian Football Confederation, HH Shaikh Nasser congratuated Mr. Infantino on the occassion of taking the reins of FIFA, expressing his sincere wishes to him in his mission to steer the sport of football to more administrative and technical achivements.

HH Shaikh Nasser and Mr. Infantino discussed the collaborations between the Kingdom of Bahrain and FIFA and ways to reinforce them, particularly with respect to supporting football in Bahrain with a new program aimed at providing this sport in the country with the necessary assistance to develop it.

HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa asserted the Kingdom of Bahrain’s support to Mr. Infantino in his new endeavor to reform the governing body of international football in order to restore the confidence of the international community in FIFA as well as its integrity and trustworthiness. HH highlighted that this task requires a collective efforts in order to put these reforms into effect which reflects the transparency and integrity of FIFA.

HH Shaikh Nasser pointed out that Mr. Infantino has already taken bold and credible steps that will eventually contribute to restoring the confidence in FIFA and protect its image as well as activate its contributions in planning the future of the international football to reap positive results later on.

HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa urged Mr. Infantino to work on spreading a new spirit in FIFA and seek to improve the sport of football at the international level as well as the competitions organised by the association in order to meet the aspirations and ambitions of the association members who are eager to develop plans and programs to ensure the advancement of the game on the international stage.

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