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Youth Minister participates in the 37th meeting of the Ministers of Youth and Sports in GCC countries

Youth Minister participates in the 37th meeting of the Ministers of Youth and Sports in GCC countries


Doha, Rawan bint Najeeb Tawfiqi, Minister of Youth Affairs, led the delegation of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the 37th meeting of the Ministers of Youth and Sports in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries in Doha.

The minister emphasised Bahrain’s commitment to advancing Gulf youth cooperation and to provide youth programmes that contribute to consolidating the role of youth as key actors in society.

She noted that youth in the GCC countries have achieved remarkable progress in various fields on regional and international levels.

The ministers discussed issues of common interest in the field of youth in the GCC countries, foremost of which are structuring the technical committees affiliated with the Committee of Ministers of Youth and Sports to be in alignment with the decision to establish the 150th session of the Ministerial Council and the future action plan of the Committee of Ministers of Youth and Sports of the GCC countries for the years 2024-2030.

The meeting also discussed the proposal of th
e GCC General-Secretariat to explore unified Gulf youth-related projects.

The meeting also decided to assign the Planning, Follow-up and Coordination Committee of Ministers of Youth and Sports of GCC countries with the task of working on the Gulf Youth Development Index and setting the required executive plans in light of the current and future developments, and with the visions of the GCC countries in youth field.

The ministers also commended the readiness of the Qatari Ministry of Sports and Youth to organise a joint Gulf programme in the field of humanitarian volunteer work, and the preparations of Bahrain to organise the third Gulf Youth Forum in 2024.

Furthermore, the meeting approved the Gulf Youth Day for the year 2024, scheduled to be held annually on June 6.

The youth ministers highlighted the importance of strengthening international strategic partnerships and dialogues with countries and regional and international organisations in the youth sectors and benefiting from the expertise and capabili
ties of these countries in this area.

The meeting approved the recommendations of the joint work teams in the youth field between the GCC, Jordan and Morocco through the meetings held in 2023, the recommendations and results of the work of the technical committees in the youth field, and the joint programmes, activities and events that will be organised by the Ministries of Youth and Sports.

Source: Bahrain News Agency