His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa visits RCSI Medical University of Bahrain
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His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, His Majesty the King’s Representative for Humanitarian Works and Youth Affairs addressed the students, stressed the importance of the medical and nursing professions in serving all communities and encouraged students to support different communities by engaging in humanitarian activities, in light of the prominent role of Bahraini youth who enjoy the support and attention of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.
His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, His Majesty’s Representative for Humanitarian Works and Youth Affairs, visited the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) Medical University of Bahrain campus in Busaiteen, where he was welcomed by Professor Sameer Otoom, President of RCSI Medical University of Bahrain, the Student Council, Brigadier-General Dr Shaikh Fahd bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Commander of the Royal Medical Services, Colonel Dr Shaikh Salman bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, Commander of King Hamad University Hospital and members of the University’s Executive Committee.
His Highness also emphasised the role of Bahraini youth in shaping the future of Bahrain with their innovations and creative ideas and strive for excellence in their chosen field.
During his visit, His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa also acknowledged the recipients of the 2023 Inspiring Excellence Award, an award established by the University to acknowledge and celebrate the outstanding achievements of the University’s alumni in areas of leadership, innovation and community engagement and to inspire current students.
On this occasion, His Highness congratulated Captain (Dr) Fares Noor Uddin, (Class of 2013) Upper Limb & Sports Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Royal Guards - Bahrain Defence Force and a member of the Bahrain Royal Medical Team and Ms Aysha Albuarki (Class of 2010 and 2021) Nurse Educator at King Hamad University Hospital (KHUH). Dr Talal Hilal (Class of 2012), Senior Associate Consultant, Mayo Clinic, USA, received the third 2023 Inspiring Excellence Award in absentia.
On behalf of the University, Professor Otoom stated, “We are grateful for His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Representative of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa for Humanitarian Works and Youth Affairs, visit to RCSI Medical University of Bahrain and for inspiring our students with a wonderful keynote speech. His Highness is a visionary leader and a champion of humanitarian causes, who has inspired many young people to pursue their dreams and contribute to the development of Bahrain.”