Pre-Olympic fever hit Dubai International Airport yesterday with the unveiling of a gallery of portraits of the UAE men and women likely to take part.
The exhibition, organised by the British Council in collaboration with the UAE National Olympic and Paralympic Committees, features portraits of 19 paralympians and five Olympians. Among them is HH Sheikh Saeed Bin Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum who is in the UAE shooting squad and HH Sheikh Majid Bin Abdullah Al Qassimi who will take part in the equestrian.
After opening the exhibition in Dubai International’s departures hall. HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum said: “This exhibition is a great tribute to the men and women who will carry the hopes of a nation when they represent the UAE at the Olympics and Paralympics later this year.Representing your country on the world stage is not only a great honour but a huge responsibility.” More info