In secondary school, however, he had a teacher who encouraged him to take part in the BDSF.
The next race will be in October and we hope that it will be successful and to a calibre that would make Shaikh Khalid and our brothers and sisters in the BDSF proud.
BDSF president Shaikh Mohammed bin Duaij Al Khalifa, who was also present at the Press conference, thanked the BRR for their commitment to disabled athletes.
vice-chairman Jassim Mubarak explained the event will feature physically disabled and able-bodied artists.
Shaikh Ahmed praised their achievements and also announced a salary increment for all the coaches affiliated to the BDSF
He also discussed with BDSF board member and Head of the Technical Committee Ali Mohammed Nabhan and Technical Director Sabah Al Dhawadi financial, administrative, media and technical issues, asserting the committee's readiness to provide all needed support to organise the championship which is hoped to be held every year.
Al Dhawadi thanked BOC for its continuous support to BDSF, hailing its initiative in sponsoring the National Day Championship which will provide an opportunity to discover new talents.
Reef Real Estate Finance was named one of the event's main sponsors after it donated BD1,000 in sponsorship to the BDSF.
Reef Real Estate Finance chief executive Mahmood Al Koofi presented a cheque to BDSF administration officer Ali Al Qaisi during a ceremony at Reef's Seef headquarters.
BDSF chairman Shaikh Ahmed bin Salman Al Khalifa was presented with the cheque by executive assistant general manager corporate services group Khalid Ali Juma.
During the presentation ceremony, Shaikh Ahmed expressed his thanks and appreciation for the continuous support the BDSF receives from NBB.
chairman Brigadier Shaikh Daij bin Khalifa Al Khalifa received the cheque from bank chief executive officer Abdul Razak Abdulla Hassan Al Qassim.