Mohamed bin Zayed receives Presidency Camel Racing Team

ABU DHABI, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, today received, at the Qasr Al Bahr Majlis, the Presidency Camel Racing Team, in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, accompanied by Sheikh Sultan bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, Adviser to the UAE President, was briefed by the team about their successes in five major festivals this year.

The team won 32 medals at the Saudi Crown Prince’s Festival, the King Abdulaziz Camel Racing Prize, the Dubai Crown Prince’s Festival, Al Wathba Festival and Al Marmoum Heritage Festival.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed praised the team’s performance and efforts while stressing that the sport of camel racing has a significant historic and social value to the UAE.

Present were H.H. Sheikh Tahnoun bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Ruler’s Representative in Al Ain Region, H.H. Suroor bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation, H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs,H.H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, H.H. Sheikh Khalid bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, H.H. Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Department of Transport, senior officials and citizens.

Source: Emirates News Agency