As part of its commitment to the sports sector, Batelco is delighted to announce that it will be a Platinum Sponsor and Exclusive Telecom Partner of the IRONMAN 70.3 Middle East Championship taking place for the fifth consecutive year in Bahrain. The highly anticipated sporting event is set to take place on December 7, 2019 across the Kingdom of Bahrain and will be held under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister.
Batelco is proud to be supporting this prestigious event which highlights the Kingdom of Bahrain on the map as a host location for Iron Man and has become a distinctive fixture on the Kingdom’s sporting calendar.His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, National Security Advisor, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports is special sponsor of this event, as His Highness is keen to provide his support and attention to various types of sports in the Kingdom, which has positively reflected on the Kingdom's sporting achievements.
At Batelco, we are proud to be able to support this great event which annually witnesses an increase in the number of participants from both Bahrain and abroad including women, men and children. This event promotes the practice of various sports and encourages the adoption of a healthy and active lifestyle whilst elevating the Kingdom’s profile on a wider scale.
The sponsorship agreement was signed at Batelco’s Headquarters by Batelco General Manager Corporate Communications & Social Responsibility Shaikh Bader bin Rashid Al Khalifa and Amal Al Murbati General Director of Faalyat, the event organisers.