Dammam: Khalid Jasim Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority and Vice Chairman of the Sharjah International Marine Sports Club (SIMSC), has careworn that the combination of sports, tourism and commercial tasks within the Emirate is consistent with the directives and vision of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, and is aimed at unleashing the Emirate’s tourism and financial capacity.
“The Emirate has been the first in the vicinity to spend money on diverse sports activities, both person and crew sports activities, to faucet the ability of individuals in addition to the whole society, starting with children and young human beings in addition to adults – each men and women. Sharjah today boasts a number of such clubs that cater to various segments of society all around the Emirate, which shows the significance accorded to sports activities in the Emirate as well as the growing hobby of the human beings in sports actvities,” stated Midfa.
Expressing satisfaction over the SIMSC’s realisation of the dream to set up the Sharjah F1 powerboat crew with the help and guidance of Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, the SCTDA Chairman hoped that this would deliver further raise to watersports within the Emirate and appeal to greater international and nearby travelers to the Emirate.
He turned into speakme to the media at the sidelines of Sharjah Team’s participation at UIM F1 H2O World Championship’s season opener being held in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, from March 29 to 30.
The sturdy winds and rough seas which prevailed for the past 3 days pressured the organisers to cancel the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix on Saturday.
Sharjah’s newly constituted F1 team led via Sami Selio, the two-time international champion, made debut in the opener.
Madfa talked about that the formation and participation of the Sharjah Team within the global championship will achieve a number of strategic goals that Sharjah is operating on in a number of areas that supplement the image of the Emirate.
Sharjah has been efficiently organising and web hosting the UIM F1H20 Sharjah Grand Prix for nearly a long time, setting up itself on the worldwide sports activities map. The Sharjah Team is a key part of the Emirate’s bold plans to increase diverse sports in Sharjah, as well as use these sports to show off Sharjah’s tourism ability and Emirate as a unique cultural and visitor vacation spot, he added.
The SCTDA Chairman said: That a advertising and promotional plan is being advanced in partnership with the organisers and promoters of the UIM F1 H2OWorld Championship as a part of these efforts. The agency of F1 H2O races in principal cities around the sector will decorate Sharjah’s profile on the worldwide tourism map.”
Midfa added that this addition to Sharjah’s sports portfolio will provide a fillip to the targets of the SCTDA in phrases of selling the Emirate as a various tourism and cultural destination.
Nicolo di San Germano, H2O Racing President stated: “The formation of the Sharjah Team is a formidable step by means of the Emirate, which already has widespread revel in in setting up such global championships and occasions.”

 


Germano praised the SIMSC for placing together a distinguished group of skilled professionals who will benefit the membership’s diverse tasks in phrases of schooling national cadres.
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