Thursday, January 16, 2020
Books – Ahmed Abdel Moneim:
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, today, Thursday, opened the Sharm el-Sheikh Arab Heritage Festival “International Camel Race” in Sharm El-Sheikh.
International Camel Race
Ambassador Bassam Radi, Spokesman for the Presidency of the Republic, stated that the activities started with the camel race on the Sharm El Sheikh International Racetrack, and President Sisi and his distinguished guest visited the heritage and cultural exhibition of the various Bedouin handicrafts and arts, which aims to root and preserve the Bedouin heritage in Egypt and make it a tourist product. It is promoted.
The activities of the International Camel Festival began with the playing of the national peace of the UAE and Egypt .. In the presence of the Prime Minister Dr. Mustafa Madbouly and the ministers of tourism, antiquities, local development, youth, sports, culture, agriculture, social solidarity, trade and industry, the governorates of the provinces that are famous for camel sports, and some ambassadors and dignitaries from the State of Egypt and the Arab Emirates United, with a heavy presence of South Sinai Bedouins, foreigners in Sharm El Sheikh, and a number of senior statesmen and officials.
The show, which was presented by 84 Emirati youth at the highest level of skill, started by entering the beauty, which is fully decorated in welcome classes, and with it the camel riders echo some of the Emirati folk art, then the show was launched by standing on the back of the camels as they were running at full speed .. And then reviews were presented Skilled in arms, and two crosses carrying the Egyptian and Emirati flag.
After that, the first race was started in the races of the Sharm el-Sheikh Arab Heritage Festival, “International Camel Race”, which includes a small motorized passenger placed on the back of the camel who plays the role of leader, and this device is an Emirati invention.
The sister United Arab Emirates provided 100 devices to camel breeders in Egypt to protect the children who were previously driving camels in the race, and he won first place in the race Salman bin Eid bin Salem, coming from the Ismailia Governorate, and his trainer Musleh bin Eid bin Salem Al-Ayaydah .
The second phase of the festival witnessed the launch of the “Zammoul Race”, which includes the largest age groups in the world of authentic Arabian camel racing, and won the first place Daban King Mohammed bin Salem bin Nasr Al-Ayaydah from Ismailia Governorate and his coach Hussein bin Salem bin Jumayn, and in the second place won Salma Bin Awdah bin Salman Al-Ayaydah from Al-Ayaydah Governorate.
The sisterly state of the United Arab Emirates was keen to provide a number of zoologies to Egypt to crossbreed and improve the pure Arab breeds.
The International Camel Race is organized by the Egyptian Camel Federation and the South Sinai Governorate in cooperation with the United Arab Emirates, whose activities are scheduled to continue until January 18th.
Brotherly and loving relationships
At the end of the day, President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi expressed his happiness at the opening of the Sharm El Sheikh Heritage Festival, via Facebook, saying: “Today I have honored with my brother Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed the launch of the activities of the Sharm El Sheikh Heritage Festival, which confirms the depth of the bonds of friendship and lasting love that combine The Egyptian and Emirati peoples.
For his part, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed wrote, through his account on Twitter: “And my brother, President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi witnessed the Sharm El-Sheikh Heritage Festival … a forum that embodies – with its many and varied activities – our authentic popular heritage and the depth of brotherly and historical ties that unite the Emirati and Egyptian peoples safeguarding the heritage and preserving it as a trust.” A right for future generations. “