Dubai Police discussed with the Higher Organizing Committee of the 30th Al Gaffal Race (60ft Dhow Sailing Race) the ways to cooperate in the field of watersports to ensure the safety of participants in various events and activities.
The two sides discuss on the plans & programs for the upcoming DIMC Watersports Season 2021-2022, which the club is looking forward to implement in conjunction with the Dubai EXPO 2020 and the fiftieth year of the UAE.
This came after Major General Pilot Ahmed Mohammed bin Thani, the Acting Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, received at the Dubai Police Officers Club the delegation of the Higher Organizing Committee of the 30th Al Gaffal Race (60ft Dhow Sailing), headed by Ahmad Saeed bin Meshar, the Chairman of the Dubai International Marine Club.
The Acting Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police received an honorary shield from the Higher Organizing Committee of the Al Gaffal Race in appreciation for the efforts and continuous cooperation between the General Command of Dubai Police and its various administration, which contributed a lot to the success of the race that was held under the sponsorship of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of the Emirate, wherein this year the prestigious race celebrated its 30th edition since its founding year in 1991.
The meeting was attended by Brigadier Rashid Khalifa bin Darwish, the Director of the General Department of Security of Organizations, Facilities and Emergency, Colonel Pilot Ali Al Muhairi, the Director of the Air Wing Center, and Colonel Dr. Hassan Suhail Al Suwaidi, the Director of the Ports Police Station.
The Acting Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police praised the efforts of the Dubai International Marine Club’s board of director in preserving the UAE’s cultural heritage & reviving the legacy of ancestors by organizing various traditional races all throughout the watersports season.
His Excellency Ahmad Saeed bin Meshar, the Chairman of DIMC and Chairman of the Higher Organizing Committee for the 30th Al Gaffal Race would like to express his gratitude towards the General Command of Dubai Police for their continuous support and efforts that makes a remarkable impact on the success of the event despite the circumstances that the world is going through.