HRH Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Faisal, Chairman of the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee (SAOC), has appointed HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud as the Chairman of the Saudi Mass Participation Federation (MPF).

Source: Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee 

Prince Khaled during the awards ceremony of the CrossFit competition in Riyadh

Under the mandate of “Sports For All”, the MPF is responsible for promoting and enabling sports and physical activity in Saudi Arabia, which prepares all society segments for opportunities in sports and in life. HRH Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan Al Saud, the former Chairwoman, will continue to be involved in MPF as a member of its board.

Prince Khaled with the participants of SandClash 2019 in Riyadh

Speaking about his new role, Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud said: “I am honored to be part of this exciting journey and build on the achievements of Princess Reema. Increasing participation has the potential to unlock significant social and economic benefits, and it is my great pleasure to inspire Saudis to become more active.”

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