Mohammed bin Rashid, Mohamed bin Zayed receive Special Olympics Flame of Hope Torch

ABU DHABI, 10th March, 2019 (WAM) — His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has affirmed that the UAE has been a long way in empowering and integrating the People of Determination in the transformational drive embraced by the country at all levels.

The UAE Vice President made the remarks as he, along with His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, participated in the People of Determination Retreat, held today at the Abu Dhabi Presidential Palace to observe the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019.

“I and my brother His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, and in the presence of a number of people of determination, participated in the sessions of the People of Determination Retreat and signed the People of Determination Retreat Document. We welcomed the Torch of Hope as part of the preparations going in full swing for the world sporting event and declared initiatives to strengthen the empowerment and integration of this dear segment of society,” said Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid.

“With great pride, Mohammed bin Rashid and I today received the Special Olympics Flame of Hope torch. This international sporting event is being hosted by our nation, the land of peace, love and harmony,” said Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed.

“Mohammed bin Rashid and I took part in the People of Determination Retreat. Our mission is to mobilise a global effort to empower them. Building societies properly requires the contribution of all its members & they are an important segment. We wish them a bright future,” he added.


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