The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival is participating in the four-day Arab Travel Market which started today at the Dubai International Conference and Exhibition Centre (DICEC) with a classy stand that had many visitors flocking to the Festival’s stand.
The 4-day event which is one of the largest shows in the region has attracted participants from around the world and runs until May 7 and the Festival is taking part here under the directives of HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs.
A booklet carrying messages from HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and other important officials connected with the Festival including Sultan Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan
Chairman, Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority and Jasem Al Darmaki, Acting Director General Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) was distributed to the visitors. The Festival’s officials at the stand also explained the various activities for the year 2015 and many visitors were highly pleased with the success of the Festival in promoting UAE culture and the Purebred Arabian horse racing.
Ms Lara Sawaya, Executive Director of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival, Chairman of the International Federation of Horse Racing Academies (IFHRA), Chairman of Ladies & Apprentice Racing Committees in the International Federation of Arabian Horse Racing Authorities (IFAHR) said, “The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival has been a regular participant at the Arab Travel Market and we are proud to represent the Festival here in this important global show.
“The Festival will be staging the World Arabian Horse Racing Conference in Poland at the end of this month and this was one of the subjects that were of huge interest to the visitors. Preparations are in full swing and we are expecting another successful conference which will benefit the Arabian horse racing. The Booklet also explains all the activities that have taken place until the end of April while the calendar of all events is also carried for the benefit of the visitors and horse racing fans,” she said.
The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival is sustained by the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority and coordinated by Abu Dhabi Sports Council in cooperation with Emirates Racing Authority, IFAHR, Emirates Arabian Horse Society, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, General Authority of Youth and Sports Welfare with The National Archives as the official partner and Emirates airline as the official carriers and sponsored by Invest AD, Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC), Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), Al Awani General Enterprises, Kabale, Al Wathba Centre, the UAE’s General Women’s Union, the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy, Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition 2015, Dr. Nader Saab Switzerland, Al Wathba Center, Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club, Eastern Mangroves Suites-Abu Dhabi by Jannah, Yas Channel, Omeir Travels and Racing Post.