Shooting range opens at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Heritage Village

KUWAIT: The Shooting range at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Heritage Village opened on Saturday in the presence of the Amiri Diwan Advisor Mohammad Daifallah Sharar and the Secretary General of Kuwait and Arab shooting Federations Obaid Mnahi Al-Osaimi. Sharar said he was happy to meet officials from the Kuwait Shooting Sport Club to open the shooting range at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Heritage Village. He went on to add that the range will be open to village visitors, who always enjoyed being here these past five years.

Advisor Sharar thanked KSSC officials for their efforts in introducing the sport to local youth and training them on different types of shooting techniques. On his part, Secretary General Al-Osaimi said “we are honored to open the shooting range at the village, and it is a range that was built at the invitation of Advisor Sharar for the sixth year running. Al-Osaimi said there will be competitions and prizes for the winners. Al-Osaimi thanked HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad for their continued support. He also thanked the higher committee of Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad heritage village headed by Advisor Mohammad Sharar. Competitions at the range will be on Fridays from 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm, at the rate of competition each hour, while prizes will be given to the top three winners.

Meanwhile President of Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations Eng Duaij Khalaf Al-Otaibi lauded the efforts of KSSC board members in preparing the club’s branch at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad heritage village in Salmy. He also lauded the support of advisor at the Amiri Diwan Mohammad Sharar and village officials for providing all facilities necessary to open the ranges as scheduled. This is the sixth year in which the sport of shooting participates within the sports and social activities at the village, and is witnessing continued success, becoming the destinations of Kuwaitis and visitors due to its cultural, social and sports activities.

By Abdellatif Sharaa

This article was published on 25/12/2017