Sultan receives FIFA official

WAM SHARJAH, 16th October, 2013 (WAM)–H. H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, today received FIFA General Coordinator for Sharjah Group of U 17 FIFA World Cup UAE 2013, Russell Powell and the accompanying FIFA delegation, at Al Badea Palace.

The meeting was attended by H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Sheikh Essam bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Sharjah Ruler’s office.

Sheikh Sultan also received officials in charge of the Sharjah group.

The Ruler of Sharjah and Powell exchanged views on the latest preparations for the U 17 World Cup UAE 2013, which will kick start on Thursday. Sheikh Sultan pledged Sharjah would provide what it takes to make the sports event successful and reflect the country’s progress in organising the international event.

He called on officials and coordinators of the committee of Sharjah group to reflect positive image of the U.A.E. and that they should be the best ambassadors for their country.

Khamis bin Salem Al Suwaidi, head of the Sharjah group, said the support of the Ruler of Sharjah to the group whether moral or material “is a motivation to elevate the name of Sharjah Emirate in particular and the UAE in general.” WAM/MN

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