Inaugural Al Forsan Ramadan C’ship begins in Abu Dhabi - GulfToday

Inaugural Al Forsan Ramadan C’ship begins in Abu Dhabi

Abu-Dhabi-Sport

Jabr Mohammed Ghanim Al Suwaidi and Abdulla Al Marzooqi flag off the Al Forsan Ramadan Championship.

Jabr Mohammed Ghanim Al Suwaidi, Director General of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court, graced the opening ceremony as the first Al Forsan Ramadan Championship off to flying start.

The high-profile event includes shooting and karting competitions scheduled to continue until May 23.

Suwaidi, who inaugurated the shooting and karting competition, praised the level of the tournament’s organization in its inaugural session. He also commended the quality of sport facilities, activities and services provided by Al Forsan International Sports Resort.

“We hope Al Forsan International Sports Resort will continue to build on its efforts to develop the Ramadan Championship to include new sports and games in the coming sessions,” he added.

He further stressed that Al Forsan International Sports Resort with its advanced facilities is capable of being one of the leading sports institutions that supports and develops sports activities in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

Khalifa Al Hemeiri, CEO of Al Forsan Holding Company, said: “Al Forsan International Sports Resort has organized this tournament in order to boost sports activities and to encourage the youth to invest their leisure time in sporting activities. The sport programmes are aimed at developing the spirit of competition and determination to succeed among the citizens and residents of Abu Dhabi, during the Holy Month of Ramadan.”

Hemeiri emphasized the keenness of the Al Forsan International Sports Resort to contribute to the development of sports activities in Abu Dhabi and the UAE in general. He pointed out that with more than Dhs350,000 lined-up in prizes, a total number of about 100 competitors of different age groups and both genders are participating.