General News, The Leader, Sports - 26 February, 2021
Mohammed bin Rashid attends part of UAE Tour
Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum attended part of the third edition of UAE Tour, a main stop for the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) World Tour, in which 140 professional riders representing 20 world teams took part.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, accompanied by Director General of Dubai's Protocol Department Khalifa Saeed Sulaiman, greeted the cyclists as they headed towards Burj Khalifa before completing course to Palm Jumeirah.
The UAE Tour is set to conclude tomorrow in Abu Dhabi.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid said that the participation of world’s elite cyclists and international teams in the UAE Tour is a testament of the confidence in UAE’s ability to organize major sports events.
Joining HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid in greeting the cyclists were Secretary General of Dubai’s Sports Council Saeed Mohammad Hareb and the General Secretary of Abu Dhabi Sports Council Aref Hamad Al Awani.