Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi & Mohammed bin Rashid, ruler of Dubai carried torch of hope which is symbol of special Olympics of World Games as UAE hosts the event in 2019.
Mohamed Ben Rached explained number of participants & countries will take part in this event in a tweet;
“The capital welcomes 7,000 participants from 170 countries in the Olympics that the Middle East hosts for the first time. Welcome to the UAE”
My brother Mohammed bin Zayed and I lit the Flame of Hope as part of the Special Olympics World Games taking place in Abu Dhabi. The capital welcomes 7,000 participants from 170 countries in the Olympics that the Middle East hosts for the first time. Welcome to the UAE.
Bin Zayed also expressed his pride towards UAE & tweeted;
“With great pride, Mohammed bin Rashid & I today received the Special Olympics Flame of Hope torch. This international sporting event is being hosted by our nation, the land of peace, love and harmony”
ببالغ الاعتزاز.. تسلمت وأخي محمد بن راشد اليوم.. شعلة “الأمل” للأولمبياد الخاص الذي تستضيفه أبوظبي.. حدث رياضي عالمي يحتضنه الوطن.. أرض السلام والمحبة والتآلف.. الأوطان تتسع للجميع ولكل من يعطي ويبذل بلا حدود.