Sharjah Ruler visits UAE’s Olympic mission in London

LONDON: H. H. Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council member and ruler of Sharjah today visited the UAE’s Olympic mission to the current 2012 London Olympics.

Present at the meeting with the members of the mission was second deputy of the chairman of the National Olympic Committee (UAE NOC)Mohammed Fadhel Al-Hamili and ambassador of the UAE to the UK Abdul Rehman Almutaiwee.

Sheikh Sultan congratulated the team on the achievements made by Emirati players Abdulla Sultan Alaryani’s who won the gold medal in the R6-50m prone rifle shooting event at the London 2012 Paralympics and Mohammed Hammadi who won the silver medal in the 200-metre T34 competition.

Expressing his best wishes of success for the team, Sheikh Sultan urged the players to win more championships and keep up the excellent performance.

Al Hamili thanked Sheikh Sultan for the visit and pledged all support to efforts raise the profile of the UAE’s national sport at international events.