posted on 26/08/2012: 544 views
Warsow: Preparations are underway here for the 8th round of the Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival and the Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies IFHAR Cup which will be held for the first time in Poland under the umbrella of the Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival.
The Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival which will kick off tomorrow will be held on directives by H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs.
The event is organised by Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture '&' Heritage - ADACH, in coordination with Abu Dhabi Sports Council, the Emirates Arabian Horse Society, the International Federation of Arabian Horse Racing Authorities (IFHAR), the General Authority of Youth and Sports Welfare, Emirates Airline, and is supported by Invest AD, Areej Al Ameerat, the UAE's General Women's Union, Fatima Women Sports Academy and other bodies and corporations.
At a press conference held by organisers yesterday in the Polish capital, Ambassador of the UAE to Poland Asem Mirza Al Rahma hailed the support provided to sports by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs.
He also expressed gratitude to H.H. Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union (GWU), Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation (FDF) and Chairwoman of Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood for her support to women sports.
Present at the conference were Lara Sawaya, director of the Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival and head of IFAHR ladies racing, Khalid Abdullah Al Hussain, Director of Sports Affairs at the General Authority of Youth and Sports Welfare, Abdullah Al Muhairi, Head of Public Relations at ADACH, Abdul Rahim Al Hashimi, Head of Public Relations and External Cooperation at GWU and others. – Emirates News Agency, WAM
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