Al Gharbia Watersports Festival opens

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Al Gharbia Watersports Festival opens

Al Gharbia Watersports Festival opens

Sheikh Ahmed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Emirates Kiteboarding Committee and the Emirates Sup and Surf Committee, opened the seventh edition of Al Gharbia Watersports Festival under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in the Western Region.
This year, the 10-day festival has attracted some 3000 participants of at least 20 different nationalities, all competing in about 10 different water and beach sport events.
Sheikh Ahmed hailed the continuous support being extended to the event by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
(Courtesy WAM)