Wed 26-09-2018 20:51 PM
ABU DHABI, 26th September, 2018 (WAM) — H.H. Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, visited the 16th Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition, ADIHEX, 2018, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, ADNEC, which is celebrating the centennial of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan and is honouring his efforts to preserve the sport of hunting.
The event is being held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Emirates Falconers’ Club.
Sheikh Hamad toured the exhibition, which will run until 29th September, while accompanied by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah; H.H. Sheikh Rashid bin Saud bin Rashid Al Mu’alla, Crown Prince of Umm Al Qaiwain; Sheikh Maktoum bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi; Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad bin Saif Al Sharqi; Majid Ali Al Mansouri, Secretary-General of the Emirates Falconers’ Club and Chairman of the Higher Organising Committee of ADIHEX; Salem Al Zahmi, Director of the Office of the Fujairah Crown Prince, other officials.
Sheikh Hamad commended the efforts of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to preserve heritage sports, as well as the support of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and his directives to safeguard, protect and highlight the values of the UAE’s heritage.
Sheikh Hamad listened to a summary from the exhibition’s participants about the latest hunting and equestrian supplies, as well as all types of hunting weapons.
Sheikh Hamad visited the exhibition’s pavilions and sections, which are offering the latest developments and modern technologies used in hunting and equestrianism, as well as weapons and ammunition pavilions.
He also witnessed s demonstration of several weapons manufactured by Caracal Light Ammunition and visited the pavilions of international companies that manufacture hunting rifle.
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