Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

UAE- AGL Awards has helped inspire others: Shaikh Nahyan  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 19/05/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The awards were instituted last season and was named the etisalat uae pro-league awards before being rebranded as the arabian gulf league awards.

shaikh nahyan presents the emirati player of the year award to ismail al hammadi of al ahli during the agl award ceremony on saturday. — kt photo

shaikh nahyan bin mubarak al nahyan minister for culture youth and community development said that the idea of holding the arabian gulf league awards has helped in encouraging achievements and has also inspired others to follow them as role models.

shaikh nahyan handed the trophies to the winners of the eight categories of the arabian gulf league awards at the st. regis hotel in abu dhabi on saturday.

the awards were instituted last season and was named the etisalat uae pro-league awards before being rebranded as the arabian gulf league awards.

“this encourages achievements. it also encourages others to follow them as role models” shaikh nahyan said after the awards ceremony.

shaikh nahyan said that the awards has helped in inspiring others and it also helps improve the competition between the clubs.

“these awards allow others to follow suit and inspires them. it helps to improve the arabian gulf league. it helps improve the players and the competition between the clubs. it was a very good idea and instituted by shaikh hazza bin zayed al nahyan. it was good last year and it has been very successful and i’m sure it will benefit as a whole” he said.

he also said that the uae has become the sporting capital of the world with many top drawer events being held here.

“the uae as a whole has done well and last year we had the under-17 world cup. now we are hosting a lot of events starting from horse racing to tennis and cricket. we hosted the ipl and that was successful. they played the first leg of the ipl here in the uae” shaikh nahyan said.

“so the uae has become a sporting hub. we have developed first class infrastructure for all the sports. i will encourage all our boys and girls to take part in all sports and not limited to one gender. we are fortunate to have a leadership which encourage our youth to participate in all kind of sports and excel in whatever they do” shaikh nahyan added.

james?khaleejtimes.com


 


Khaleej Times




  MENA News Headlines
 Feb 26 2015 - Jordan- King departs for CairoJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Amman Feb. 26 (Petra)- His Majesty King Abdullah II on Thursday left for Cairo on a visit to Egypt during which he will hold talks with Egyptian President Abdul Fattah ...

 Feb 26 2015 - Jordan- 688 dead 14000 injured in traffic accidents in 2014Jordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Amman Feb. 26 (Petra)Statistics issued by the Central Traffic Department (CTD) Thursday showed that the number of traffic accidents and deaths had declined in 2014 ...

 Feb 26 2015 - Jordan- Conference on women in Sharia concludes meetingsJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Amman Feb.26 (Petra) - The closing session of Women in Sharia" conference which concluded meetings Wednesday evening discussed challenges faced by workers in the defense ...

 Feb 26 2015 - Jordan condemns burning of church in Jerusalem by Jewish extremistsJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Amman Feb. 26 (Petra)Minister of State for Media Affairs Mohammad Al Momani Thursday condemned the burning of a church by Jewish extremists in occupied Jerusalem earlier ...

 Feb 26 2015 - Jordan NATO discuss ties counter- terrorism effortsJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Amman Feb. 26 (Petra)Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriate Affairs Mohammad Bani Yaseen and NATO Assistant Secretary General for Emerging ...

 Feb 26 2015 - Lebanese economy to grow 2.2 percent in 2015MENAFN
(MENAFN) Lebanon anticipates its economy to grow 2.5 percent in 2015, according to finance minister, after reporting a Eurobond of USD2.2 billion, the largest issue in the country's history, ...

 Feb 26 2015 - UK's Carillion wins USD590m Dubai construction contractsMENAFN
(MENAFN) UK builder Carillion said that it selected Al Futtaim Carillion as its most preferred bidder for two construction contracts valued at USD590 million, Arabian Business reported.The ...

 Feb 26 2015 - Over 2140 more Egyptians return from LibyaDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) By Marina Makary Egyptians returning from Libya through the Salloum border in the past 24 hours have numbered 2140 state media reported. Cairo International Airport also ...

 Feb 26 2015 - Egypt- TV journalists detained for airing alleged government leaksDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) The Supreme State Security Prosecution decided Wednesday to renew the detention of two journalists affiliated with Mekameleen TV channel which aired leaked statements by ...

 Feb 26 2015 - Qatar- HH the Emir Meets U.S. Secretary of StateQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani met at his residence in Washington with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. Discussions during the meeting dealt with the overall events ...

more...


 






Google

Electronic & Mobile Payment

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help