(MENAFN- Emirates News Agency (WAM))
ABU DHABI, 6th July, 2022 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, praised President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan for the generous support and the ambitious development programmes that embodies the vision of the wise leadership to build a sporting and healthy society.
Sheikh Nahyan revealed it while presiding over the periodic meeting of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council at its headquarters on Wednesday.
Dr Jamal Muhammad Al Kaabi, Saif Badr Al Qubaisi, Muhammad Khalifa Al Nuaimi and Dr Omniyat Muhammad Al Hajri, Muslim Salem Al Ameri attended the meeting.
Also present were Aref Hamad Al Awani, General Secretary of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, Ahmed Ismail Al Hosani, Executive Director of Strategic Planning and Institutional Excellence Sector, and Ahmed Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Executive Director of the Support Services Sector in the Council.
A number of important matters that serves the progress of the sports sector in Abu Dhabi were discussed and the development programmes and plans for community sports as well as international sporting events held annually were reviewed at the meeting.
The aim of enhancing community sports and Abu Dhabi's position as a leading destination as a global sports industry were subjects that were discussed and debated.
The general performances of sports clubs in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in terms of administrative, financial and management aspects, were also on the agenda with Sheikh Nahyan recommending of an internal audit committee in these clubs to achieve more successes.
Sheikh Nahyan approved the draft budget of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council for the year 2023 with all its various programmes, initiatives, activities and events aimed at achieving the objectives of the Abu Dhabi government's healthy lifestyle initiative.
The meeting reflected in promoting community sports and active lifestyle, and in addition to continuing with plans to attract major international sporting events that contribute in economic resources of the Emirate.
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