Finally this will be an another achievement which will be adding to the long journey of successful belonging to UAE Marine Sport.
About the Conference
The announce of the General Assembly to held in Fujairah
The conference started with a welcoming speech by his excellency, Ahmed Ibrahim Mohammed, the General Manager of the Fujairah International Marine Club, in which he introduced his esteemed guests and spoke about Fujairah’s winning bid for the 89th UIM General Assembly. He also thanked his excellency, Doctor Saeed Hareb, the president of the UAE Marine Sports Federation for his presence and continuous efforts in developing water sports.
Dr. Rafael, the President of the UIM then proceeded to give a speech, in which he thanked the United Arab Emirates and the UAE’s Marine Sports Federation and said that he is honoured to be in the UAE.
Dr. Rafael also spoke about his special relationship with the UAE’s Marine Sports Federation and its President, His Excellency, Doctor Saeed Hareb, which goes back more than 25 years. He went on to praise the UAEs achievements and continuous efforts, which have garnered it an esteemed position in the world of water sports.
He also thanked His Excellency, Ahmed Ibrahim Mohammed, the General Manager of the UAE Marine Sports Federation and praised his efforts as the driving force behind Fujairah’s winning bid, taking note of the big names Fujairah was up against, where it eventually managed to win more votes against Norway in the last round of voting.
In his speech, His Excellency, Doctor Saeed Hareb, President of the UAEs Marine Sports Federation, President of the Dubai International Marine Club and the Secretary General of the Dubai Sports Council praised the role of Fujairah’s International Marine club in fostering and solidifying the relationships between various Marine Clubs. He also spoke of how proud and honoured the UAE Marine Sports Federation is at having the Fujairah International Marine Club as an active and functioning member, working under its umbrella, due to its continuous achievements.
He went on to thank the President of the Fujairah International Marine Club, His Highness, Sheikh Saif Bin Hamad Bin Saif Al Sharqi for his efforts and sound advice.
His Highness, Sheikh Saif Bin Hamad Bin Saif Al Sharqi and His Excellency, Dr. Rafael, President of the UIM proceeded to sign the hosting contract of the 89th UIM General Assembly, between the 16th- 233rd of October 2016 – formally recognizing Fujairah as the host city.
The conference concluded with the guests offering their greetings and congratulations to His Highness, Sheikh Mohammed Bing Hamad Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah.