His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, stressed the depth of brotherly relations and historical ties between the UAE and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, congratulating His Highness the rational Saudi leadership on all the achievements made by the Kingdom to date in the framework of «vision 2030 », with a focus on several vital sectors, are important hubs for sustainable development, including the sports sector.
This came during the attendance of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, yesterday morning, the championship of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Cup of Ability and Endurance, which was held in the province of Al-Ola, Saudi Arabia, with the participation of an elite group of knights of the world.
His Highness, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, witnessed the culmination of the knight, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, a champion of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Cup of Ability and Endurance, riding on horseback "kindly de lap" for the stables of "F3" Registering a time of 4.35.13 hours, and the knight, Saif Ahmed Al Mazroui, came second on the horseback «Razorback Mecano» for the stables of “MRM”, recording a time of 4.35.13 hours, and ranked third by knight Saeed Ahmed Jaber Al Harbi, on horseback "Hambara is nice" for the "F3" stables, recording a time of 4.35.14 hours.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said, on his official account on the social networking site «Twitter»: “The law for Hamdan bin Mohammed winning in the championship of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques for Ability in the province of Al-Ola in the Kingdom, our joy to visit the Kingdom and to meet our loved ones is greater than the joy of winning, may God preserve Love and brotherhood ».
His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, congratulated His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, and said on his official account on Twitter: “My brother Hamdan bin Mohammed won the heroism of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques in Al-Ula Province in our second country, Saudi Arabia. All of us, and the most beautiful of the victory, are the great love that we felt among our people in Saudi Arabia. Long lasted our leaders and our people, and love lasted in the hearts. UAE and Saudi Arabia together .. always and forever ».
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Media Council and Chairman of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation, congratulated His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, and said on his official account on Twitter: “The law for my brother Hamdan won his championship in the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques in High, victory is one. ”His Highness, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has continued the participation of the Emirates Knights led by the knight His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, in the championship, which is one of the most important and most expensive tournaments on Worldwide, the Middle East and North Africa, and held for the second year in a row, organized by God The ownership of Al-Ula Governorate, in cooperation with the Saudi Equestrian Federation, for a distance of 120 km, under the slogan "Forum of the Knights".
More than 200 horsemen representing 17 countries participated in the championship: the Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Jordan, Egypt, Germany, France, Belgium, Italy, China, Pakistan, Portugal, Slovakia, Sudan, Tunisia and Uruguay.
The race was held among the activities held in the “Winter of Tantura” in Al-Ula governorate, through which the Royal Commission for Al-Ula governorate aims to shed light on the heritage of the ancient region, which dates back thousands of years in the northwest of the Kingdom, as an exceptional tourist destination for heritage, arts, culture and sports.
It is noteworthy that the race is for the recognized two-star category from the International Equestrian Federation for a distance of 120 km over four stages that passed through the mountains of Al-Ula, according to a technical path that runs between the desert and mountains, with the participation of tens of riders from around the world.
The tournament was attended by Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, Chairman of the General Authority for Sports in Saudi Arabia, Sheikh Shakhboot Bin Nahyan Al Nahyan, State Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Director General of the Protocol and Hospitality Department in Dubai, Khalifa Saeed Suleiman, and Chairman of Maidan Board of Directors, Saeed Hamid Al Tayer.
Hamdan bin Mohammed won first place, riding on the horseback "The Compassionate de Lap" for the stables of "F3", recording a time of 4.35.13 hours.
Saif Al Mazroui, ranked second, on the horseback "Razorbak Mikano" for the stables of "MRM", recording a time of 4.35.13 hours.
Maktoum bin Muhammad and Ahmed bin Muhammad congratulate Hamdan bin Mohammed on his victory in the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Cup of Power.
Saeed Al-Harbi, he finished third, on the horseback «Hambara Latif» for the stables «F3», a time of 4.35.14 hours.