Under the patronage of Sheikh Faisal Bin Khaled Al Qassimi, ARBA sports services (LLC) in association with the Safety Ambassdors Council of Dubai Police announced a thrilling Cricket tournament -UAE friendship CuP (which will be held on 2nd,3rd and 4th of February, 2022,) at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. This announcement coincides with the ‘Most Beautiful Winter in the World’, campaign launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum to consolidate UAE as single tourist destination.
In Addition to the tournament, ARBA sports services has also planned to honour some Government Departments, Corporates,Non-Profit organisations and social welfare teams with an award ingratitude for their heroic efforts,hardwork and sincere desire to serve humanity during the covid19 pandemic.
The four teams participating in this tournament are, India legends(Indian former Cricketers team) led by Mohd.Azharuddun,Bollywood Kings( Bollywood Celebrities) led by Suneil shetty, Pakistan Legends (Pakistab Former Cricketers Team) Led by Imran Nazeer ,and World Legends (World 11 Cricketers team) led by Ajantha Mendis.
Speaking at the press conference, Amin Pathan ( Chairman -ARBA sports Services) described the UAE friendship Cup as a golden opportunity for some talented and terrific cricket players to expose their abilities to the world. He commented “UAE friendship Cup is intended to conduct with an aim to enrich many young cricket players,support cricket players,and provide seamless entertainment to cricket fans. The main aim in honouring different teams for their bravery during the covid19 pandemic is to promote the culture of social work on society for the sake of humanity. This will help in raising the value of solidarity in the community as a positive and beneficial behaviour that invests energies, which leads to advancing the wheel of community service with with everyone’s participation in bearing responsibility towards society in various fields.
Aslam Gurukkal, Managing Director and CEO of ARBA sports services Indicate ,the UAE Friendship Cup represents a sublime and expressive message of the high values inherent in us and will supplement more fondness and much value to the exceptional bond and love between all the countries as sports and entertainment always bring people together building healthy relationships. He also said:,”We are conducting the competition to show our reverence and love towards the game of cricket. UAE friendship CUP will he a great chance for everyone to witness some netve-rackinh cricket matches in an international cricket stadium. awards for front line warriors during the pandemic is an opportunity to promote the culture of social work and socil solidarity, and encourage everyone to participate in community service which is part of the human values established by the founder of the UAE,Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan (May God have mercy in him).
Operations director at ARBA sports,Noufal Qudran confirmed, UAE friendship Cup will be a great opportunity for fans and players to retrieve their memories of some great matches played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. He also said,”The tournament will be a fantastic paradigm for the unbreakable friendship between UAE,India,Pakistan and rest of the world. Heroic efforts of all those involved in keeping everyone safe during the pandemic shall be appreciated at the awards ceremony. I believe, awarding these heroes is considered loyalty and gratitude for the golden thumbprints in dedication to serve humanity.
A detailed plan of UAE friendship Cup’s organizing Committee along with Covid 19 safety precautions protocol for the championship was presented by Huzaifa Ibrahim (HEAD OF Organizing committee).He commented, the UAE Friendship Cup embodies the interest in presenting constructive ideas to build a strong cohesive community, promote the positive and athletic spirit, motivating the public to interact with each other and play an active role in benefitting the society to create a better future for generations to come. He described the social service awards as acknowledging the important role of Front Line heroes during the Pandemic which represents an honourable image of the Emirati Society which has dazzled the World with its many experiences in different areas. The awards will be an important tool to motivate everyone to participate in serving the country by being part of different social service and volunteer programmes of thr UAE Government. He added “Social Service playes an important role in enhancing a sense of national identity and self-satisfaction, increasing self confidence and values of belonging and loyalty to
All principles inspired by the wise leadership of thr UAE that urges us to do everything that paves the way for nation’s advancement, and sustainability of its development.
AMIN PATHAN (Chairman),Aslam Gurukkal(Managing Director &CEO) ,Huzaifa Ibrahim (HEAD OF organizing commitee) Noufal Qudran (Director Operation),Dubai Police personnel, Officials,Sponsors, Social media influencers and others were present.
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