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Sheikh Suhail Bin Butti Suhail Al Maktoum

New UAE sports strategy to be presented next week

ABU DHABI, September 28, 2023

The UAE’s national sports strategy will be presented at the Sport Industry Forum 2023 that will take place from October 4-5 at WB Abu Dhabi by Hilton on Yas Island, next week. More than 200 senior attendees will learn how the strategy will impact sport, community, health and education in the emirates.

The exclusive strategy that will be presented by Sheikh Suhail Bin Butti Suhail Al Maktoum, Executive Director of the Sports Development Sector at the General Authority of Sports, will feature an onstage Q&A with former Manchester United F.C. legend Dwight Yorke.

It will be a rare and unique opportunity for attendees to see the UEFA Champions League, Premier League and F.A. Cup trophies, which will be on display at the forum on day two.

Officially supported by the Department of Community Development and the Convention & Exhibition Bureau – Abu Dhabi, the event will be held alongside the NBA Abu Dhabi Games. CEOs of both teams, Cynt Marshall of the Dallas Mavericks and Ethan Casson of the Minnesota Timberwolves will share leadership lessons from their time leading major sports organisations.

Other speakers at the forum include Mohammed Al Hashimi, Executive Director of the Student Wellbeing Sector at Emirates Schools Establishment; Dr Omniyat Al Hajeri, Executive Director of the Community Health Sector at Abu Dhabi Public Health Centre; and Shaima Alhusseini, CEO of Saudi Sports for All Federation. – TradeArabia News Service



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