Major General Mohammed Khalfan Al Rumaithi, Chairman of General Authority for Sport, held the UAE media in high esteem to provide world-class coverage on sports as well as promote the country in a positive way.
“Our media is second to none when it comes to technology and the expertise in the region, if not around the world,” he told a media gathering at the weekend.
“A big thank you to those who attended the media discussion. We had a very positive discussion. The media has an important role, particularly to showcase the UAE as an international hub for world class sporting events.
“There are a number of world class event taking place in the UAE, particularly the FIFA Club World Cup and the month-long Asian Cup UAE 2019.
“May I request the media to stand behind us and support the country’s efforts to take these sporting events to viewers around the world to watch and enjoy.”
The meeting was attended by HE Marwan bin Ghalaita, President of the UAE Football Federation, HE Abdul Mohsen Al Dosari, Secretary General of the General Authority for Sport and HE Aref Hamad Al Awani, Board Member of the Authority and Secretary General of Abu Dhabi Sports Council.