H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the National Olympic Committee, stated that the current situation being experienced by the sports sector and other sectors require the cooperation of all relevant organisations and individuals.
He also pointed out that the safety and protection of the community is always a leading priority of the committee, in light of the directives and vision of the UAE’s leadership to protect the people from diseases and epidemics.
He added that the committee postponed all its activities and events until further notice to protect the health of competitors, under the framework of its social responsibility and as part of its efforts to promote a healthy and preventive culture and raise the community’s awareness.
Sheikh Ahmed praised the measures taken by all sporting authorities, federations and organisations, which aim to serve the public’s interest and reinforce the efforts of relevant health and prevention authorities to implement their visions and benefit the entire community.
He made these statements during the committee’s General Assembly meeting to discuss its 2018 and 2019 reports, which was held remotely and was chaired by Sheikh Ahmed.
During the meeting, the minutes of the committee’s 41st meeting was approved, as well as its Olympic report for 2018, its final financial account report for 2018, its financial audit report and its budget for 2019. The committee’s final financial report for 2019, the budget for 2019, and the estimated budget for the current year were also approved.
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