Emirates News Agency – Sports officials: Sports development strategy strengthens Dubai’s position and secures future for future generations
Thursday, February 2, 2023 – 6:25 p.m
By Walid Farouk and Sami Abdel-Azim.
Dubai, 2 February, WAM / A number of Dubai sports officials and sports federations unanimously agreed on the importance and value of the new strategic plan launched by His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council for the period 2023- 2033, as it seeks to secure the future of future generations through a Group of comprehensive initiatives in all areas, be it sports or related.
These initiatives strengthen the position of the UAE as a leading country in the field of humanitarian initiatives and preservation of human lives.
Officials agreed that the positive initiatives included in the strategy, which are in line with Dubai’s economic plan and increase Dubai’s readiness to lead the future, should be the action plan for all sports bodies, institutions and federations in the coming period, especially in terms of creating the future of sports , achieving sustainability, empowering community members and providing an attractive environment, talents and creating a climate for investment opportunities.
The Emirates News Agency, WAM, polled the opinions of a group of senior sports officials in the Emirates, particularly in Dubai. They unanimously agreed on the importance and value of the new strategic plan.
His Excellency Marwan bin Ghalaita, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Al Nasr Sports Club, confirmed that the new strategic plan for the development of the sports sector, announced by His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council, improves the system of sustainability in wise visions of our wise leadership, in a way that contributes to the consolidation of national trends. To dedicate to excellence in future programs that establish the prestigious and leading position of Dubai at the global level.
He explained that His Highness’ assertion that 2023 will be a prominent year in terms of enhancing the status of sports in the society and economy of Dubai increases our pride in Dubai, “Danat Al-Dunya”, and determination and resolve to contribute to the growth of the sports sector in the emirate to kept pace with the development and progress that Dubai is witnessing in all fields.
He said: “Al-Nasr Club opens its doors to all sporting events, using all its logistical and technical capabilities to achieve the highest success rates in line with international best practice, especially when Al Maktoum Stadium hosted the Dubai Super Cup in its first edition , with the participation of the Arsenal, Lyon, Liverpool and Milan teams, which Dubai presented to the world in an ideal, prominent and recognizable way.” All experts.
He added: “In this regard, we express our gratitude and respect to the Dubai Sports Council for its continued support and distinguished and exceptional organization of all sporting events held in the Emirate of Dubai, reflecting its civilized image.”
His Excellency Ahmed Mohammed bin Shafar, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Al Wasl Sports Club, appreciates the approval of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council, for the strategic plan to develop the sports sector in Dubai in line with the Dubai Plan and adopting the approach of sustainability in the organization of sports events at Danat Al Dunia Dubai.
He praised such plans aimed at strengthening Dubai’s position on the international sports map, intensifying efforts to effectively contribute to Dubai becoming a global sports destination and adopting a sustainability approach in the organization of sports tournaments, in line with the UAE’s vision and in line with its future direction in this area .
He said: “The adoption of a comprehensive sports plan for the Emirate of Dubai for the next ten years will greatly contribute to the realization of the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, may God protect him, the first supporter of sports and athletes, and his lofty goals of making sport a behavior.” Sustainable life for all segments of society, especially since sport is a noble message that contributes to the building of societies, improves the country’s economic position, and protects the future of future generations by launching a series of comprehensive initiatives in all fields, including sustainability and conservation of resources, among which national human resources are at the forefront, which are considered the highest. The most important resource of our dear country.
He stressed that the guidelines of Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the chairman of Al Wasl Club, always aim to strengthen the position of Al Wasl not only as a sports club, but also as a community entity and a national sports, cultural and social institution, and an umbrella for accepting the sons and daughters of the earth, nurturing, perfecting their talents, preserving those talents and harnessing all possible efforts. Collaborate with various national institutions and entities, including the Dubai Sports Council, work to achieve strategic goals and plans hand in hand to elevate Dubai’s position and strengthen its presence in the global sports arena.
He said: “Al-Wasl Club with its technical and administrative staff and players, and various club facilities have been placed at the service of achieving the vision of our wise leadership and working towards the implementation of Dubai’s strategic sports plan for the next 10 years. .”
His Excellency Major General Dr. Mohammed Al-Murr, President of the UAE Athletics Federation, confirmed that the new strategic plan for the development of the sports sector, announced by His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council, is in line with vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the country. The Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, “may God protect him”, to achieve future sustainability and proactive directions to strengthen Dubai’s position on the global sports map.
He said: “The UAE, with the visions of its wise leadership, is devoting its unlimited support to achieving a sports renaissance, development and investment in future generations, and the Emirate of Dubai is establishing its sustainable approach as a global destination by organizing events, tournaments and camps, and paying attention to implementing plans and programs that support development, and providing an ideal environment that promotes strategic plans that keep pace with world best practice.
He added: “The UAE Athletics Federation adopts future programs that contribute to strengthening the competition for the best results and achieving national achievements through ambitious programs to discover talents, nurture them and develop their abilities, according to the best indicators for the industry of the future.” of sports, creating constructive solutions and designing programs that enhance empowerment (the mother of the games), including It is in line with the vision of our wise leadership for the development of sports.
He said: “We strive to develop proactive programs that pave the way for the implementation of strategic plans that take us into the future to achieve sporting excellence and nurture male and female talent, inspired by the vision of outstanding leadership.”
His Excellency Ahmed Saeed bin Meshar, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Dubai International Marine Club, praised the great support enjoyed by various segments of society in the country by our wise leadership to make the society happy and realize its vision aimed at improving the Quality of Life.
He praised the efforts of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council, in leading the sports sector in the emirate and translating the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, “may he God forbid”, and wise governments to improve the sports system. And it pushes him to achieve development and excellence towards a sound and healthy society capable of contributing to development and adopting an approach to the future.
He said: “The adoption of the new strategic plan by His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum represents a new shift in which the Dubai Sports Council guides the community and the sports system in the emirate towards keeping pace with the current development, clear differentiation, rapid growth in various sectors and the strong and influential presence recorded by the state and the Emirate of Dubai to become the best destination.” for life around the world.
He added: “We at the Dubai International Marine Sports Club seek to follow the path of our wise leadership and work under the instructions of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council, in achieving the aspirations of our government, to enhance the role of the sports sector in achieving the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.” And Dubai’s economic plan – D33 – leading the future, continuous achievement, improving the health of community members, and nurturing talent.
He emphasized that the Board of Directors of the club, through these visions and plans, is working hard to make 2023 a prominent year in terms of performance, results and impact within the direction and strategic plan of the club 2021-2027, which was developed to keep in step with this direction.
Counselor Ahmed Al Kamali, general coordinator of the Dubai Marathon, believes that the sports development strategy announced by His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is a comprehensive platform for strengthening the position of sports as an important tributary of the economy and at the same time strengthening Dubai’s position on the global sports map.
Al-Kamali explained that the sports renaissance experienced by the UAE, and especially Dubai, qualifies it to continue the path of success, excellence and achievement in all fields at the global level, and that the new action plan that has chosen 2023 as the year of sustainability will serve as a new starting point towards broader horizons of empowerment and strengthening of cooperation between sports and different areas of life.
He said: “The development of an ambitious 10-year plan will influence the growth of the sports sector over this period, and will significantly contribute to attracting more tournaments and events and to the greater organization of existing sporting events.”
He added, “We, at the Dubai Marathon, have been interested, during its previous editions, since 2000, to follow a policy of development, to attract a large number of elite players in the world and to contribute to community events that serve all members of society and to advance the concept of health, sports and beauty for all its sectors.Under the new strategy, initiatives that go along with this desired development will continue, wishing the Dubai Sports Council success during the next phase and confirming our continued presence and support for all events.
His Excellency Dr. Saeed Musabah Al Kaabi, Chairman of the UAE Archery Federation, confirmed that the new strategic plan for the development of the sports sector, announced by His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council, aims to achieve sustainability in future directions, to improve Dubai’s position on the international sports map. .
He said: “The United Arab Emirates Bow and Arrow Federation draws inspiration from this vision from its ambitious programs that contribute to achieving continental and international achievements, by developing the mechanism of work and designing promising programs to improve the trends of support for its programs that derive from the unlimited support that the sports movement enjoys our wise leadership that dedicates an approach to sustainability in various areas.” sectors, in order to strengthen our global leadership and the country’s competitiveness in various fields and draw a roadmap that achieves a bright future for future generations according to the best indicators.
Abdel Nasser Moneim / Walid Farouk