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Region: Youth Forum draws in royals young and old

Gulf royals travelled to Egyptian resort town Sharm El Sheikh in early November to attend the World Youth Forum, hosted by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi. Among the attendees was 79-year old Sharjah Ruler Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al-Qasimi and the 78-year old governor of Saudi Arabia’s Mecca Region Prince Khalid Al-Faisal. Among the younger generation, 31-year-old Bahrain Olympic Committee president Sheikh Nasser Bin Hamad Al-Khalifa – a rising star in Manama power circles – was present. He held a meeting with Prince Khalid at Sharm El-Sheikh airport on 3 November.

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