Inaugural UAE National Sports Day approved

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Inaugural UAE National Sports Day approved

Inaugural UAE National Sports Day approved

(Dubai) – Acting on directives from Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Sheikh Ahmad bin Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation and President of the National Olympic Committee (NOC), approved the inaugural UAE National Sports Day.
The event which will be organised under the theme “UAE Brings Us Together” will coincide with the nation’s 44th national day celebrations on 2nd December.
The approval came during a meeting chaired by Sheikh Ahmad bin Mohammed. The meeting was attended by Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development; Abdul Rahman bin Mohammed Al Owais, Minister of Health, Chairman of the Board of General Authority of Youth and Sports Welfare and First Deputy Chairman of the NOC; Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education; and a number of senior officials.
All government department and the private sector organisations will participate in the event.
Sheikh Ahmad stressed the importance of ensuring the success of the national social initiative launched by H.H. Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum. He praised the leadership for extending full support to sports. He noted that the theme of the sports event reflects H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid’s vision for a healthy and happy life for people.
(Courtesy WAM)