RAK Ruler receives Al Mataf Heritage and Marine Folklore Society rowing team

RAS AL KHAIMAH, 16th December, 2018 (WAM) — H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, today received, in his palace in Saqr bin Mohammed City, the rowing team of the Al Mataf Heritage and Marine Folklore Society, in the presence of Ahmed bin Hamdan Al Malek.

The delegation congratulated Sheikh Saud on the victory of his boat, Jelfar 7, led by Badr Nasser Ahmed, as well as Khalid Mohammed Al Shehhi’s first place finish, in a rowing competition that took place in Abu Dhabi as part of the country’s 47th National Day celebrations.


Sheikh Saud congratulated the rowing team for their achievements and hard work, while expressing his happiness and wishing them further success.

He also praised the efforts of the association’s management in conserving the nation’s heritage and the sports of the nation’s ancestors, as well as for raising future generations who are aware of these sports, can compete in marine heritage sports, and achieve leading positions.

The meeting was attended by Sheikh Saqr bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, President of the Ras Al Khaimah Sports Club, and Rashid Suwaidan Al Khateri, Director-General of the Hospitalities and Protocols Department.

WAM/Esraa Ismail/Nour Salman

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