The Sports Federations Valuation Standards Committee of Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa Sports Excellence Award, which is under the umbrella of the Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC), held its first meeting in Seef.
BOC sports affairs executive director and committee chairman Jehad Khalfan said the meeting was to discuss the standards set up to evaluate the sports federations, noting that all directorates were assigned to submit the technical, administrative and financial standards.
Khalfan said the committee will continue to hold such meeting in order to reach the best standards, which are due to be submitted to the BOC General Secretariat late on for approval.
He stressed the significance of the award to boost the technical, financial and administrative performance of national sports federations in an attempt to have positive influence on the sports outputs on the domestic level and to continue the series of successes achieved by the sports movement over the past years.
Khalfan extended the keenness of the BOC to provide all means of support and backing to the national sports federation in order to upgrade its performance at all levels, adding that the award represents an incentive for all federations to apply the new standards, which will create a competitive environment leading up to the development of work.
The committee also includes deputy chairman Jalil Asad and members Salah Khodr, Lounes Madene, Hasan Abdullatif, Hamad Al Baker, Hamad Buhijji, Dalal Salama and Mohammed Al Kooheji.