Ahmed bin Mohammed meets the President of the French Olympic Committee.. and is briefed on the details of the "Paris 2024" Olympics
Ahmed bin Mohammed during a meeting with the President of the French Olympic Committee, Brigitte Enriques, at the headquarters of the "Expo" exhibition.
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His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of the National Olympic Committee, yesterday morning, at the headquarters of the Expo 2020 Dubai, met the President of the French Olympic Committee, Brigitte Enriques, where he was briefed on the special offers of the Summer Olympics, which will be held in The French capital, Paris, in 2024, and presented by the French pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai.
During the tour, the curators of the French pavilion gave to His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum an overview of the steps taken by the organizing committee for the Paris Games, and reviewed the preparations of the Olympic Village for athletes, competition sites and various sports facilities.
His Highness discussed with the President of the French Olympic Committee ways to enhance bilateral cooperation in the Olympic movement to serve the athletes in both countries and enable them to continuously improve their technical level to achieve the best possible results.
His Highness listened from the visiting guest to a detailed explanation about the French capital's adoption of an environmentally friendly vision, and its contribution to stopping climate change during the hosting of the 2024 Olympics, through a set of initiatives and programs aimed at reducing carbon emissions, expanding green spaces, and providing a healthy environment for all participants in the session. Olympic.
His Highness praised that vision, noting the integrated strategy set by the UAE to reach climate neutrality by 2050, an initiative launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince The era of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, making the UAE the first country in the Middle East and North Africa to announce its goal to achieve climate neutrality.
It is noteworthy that the Paris 2024 Games will be organized on the centenary of France hosting the Olympic Games for the second time in 1924, knowing that this event was held in France for the first time in 1900.
The meeting was attended by Mohammed bin Sulayem, Secretary-General of the National Olympic Committee, and Engineer Azza bint Suleiman, Assistant Secretary-General for Administrative and Financial Affairs of the Committee, as well as from the French side, Laurence Fischer, French Ambassador for Sports, and Jean-Pierre Ciutat, Vice President of the French Olympic Committee responsible for international affairs.
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