Saturday, February 27, 2010

UAE: Ministry of Defence organises race to mark World Run Day

Posted by newsonline at 9:46 AM 0 Comments

Under the auspices of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, the Fourth World Run Race was organised yesterday afternoon by the UAE Ministry of Defense under the motto "Friendship through Sports" in line with the celebrations of the International Council of Military Sports (CISM) to mark the World Run Day, which was held at the same time in all countries.

The event aims to strengthen the bonds of friendship between all the member states.

Present at the closing ceremony of the race, which was held at Dubai Al Mamzar Corniche were His Excellency Major General Khamis Salem bin Hasher Mahrazi, director of operations and training, the Defense Ministry, Major General Khalifa Al Mazrouei, director of the ministry for supply, Brigadier Staff Mohammad Ali Abdullah, moral affairs director in the ministry and a number of senior defense and sports officials.


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