RAK Ruler, Crown Prince attend closing of RAK Camel Race Festival at Al Sawan Camel Race Track

RAS AL KHAIMAH, 19th December, 2018 (WAM) — H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah and H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, today attended the closing of the Ras Al Khaimah Camel Race held at Al Sawan Camel Racetrack in the emirate from 16th to 19th December.

A number of owners of the Arabian camels from the UAE and the GCC countries took part in the competitions.

RAK Ruler hailed the support provided by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to heritage sports which reflects the heritage of the Emiratis and their pride of the popular traditions, which is one of the components of the national identity of the UAE.

He also shed light on the development of the Arabian camel races in the country given strong competitions, good organisation and a hub for all GCC countries which mirrors the UAE citizens’ genuine heritage and following the legacy of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan who called for adhering to the legacy of the fathers and forefathers.

WAM/Hazem Hussein/Hassan Bashir

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