Sports in Kuwait will be drastically improved regionally and internationally in the foreseeable future, Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah said on Wednesday.
Sheikh Salman made this remark to the press during a ceremony to honor Kuwaiti athletes who participated in the Rio 2016 Olympics. He added that despite the challenges imposed on Kuwait, athletes have been able to excel in many sporting events.
Honoring those sportsmen by the leadership is an indication to the great appreciation given to them, he added. Head of Kuwait Banking Association Majid Al-Ajil, whose association organized the participation of Kuwaiti athletes to the Olympics, said that supporting sports is the social responsibility.
Double trap shooter Fahad Al-Dihani, skeet shooter Abduallah Al-Rashidi and 100-meter wheelchair racer Ahmad Al-Mutairi all were present at the ceremony and they all expressed their appreciation to be part of these international sporting events where they scored high records.