UAE gathers the AAU family in the National Sports Day
In the presence of Sheikh Salem Balrkad Al Ameri and Prof. Ghaleb El Refae, AAU President, Al Ain University of Science and Technology organized a sports day on the occasion of the National Sports Day. The event was organized by the Deanship of Student Affairs, Al Ain Campus, under the supervision of Coach Odai Owaidat in cooperation with Dr. Majed Al Saleh Associate Professor from the College of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences.
The sports day included a walkathon and various activities such as, Taekwondo, Tug of war competitions and Basketball.
AAU paid special attention to the participation of the People of Determination, to integrate them into society and develop their talents, where they interacted positively with different activities.
Sheikh Al Ameri expressed his happiness to participate in the marathon, which stimulates activity and movement and invests the positive energies. He also appreciated Al Ain University's efforts in organizing this event and its interest in sport.
Prof. El Refae appreciated the efforts of the Deanship of Student Affairs to organize the National Sports Day annually, stressing the interest of Al Ain University of Science and Technology in sports and entertainment, not just only limiting with the academic aspect.
Dr. Ibtehal Aburezeq, Dean of Student Affairs, said that organizing this sports day coincides with the activities of the UAE on the national sports day, stressing that the focuses on developing the extracurricular aspects of students.
At the end of the day, AAU President and Dean of Student Affairs honored the winners of the walkathon and sports competitions, giving them trophies and certificates of appreciation.
It is worth to mention that; the UAE celebrates the National Sports Day on March 7th each year under the slogan "The UAE brings us together” to promote the spirit of affection, brotherhood and positive attributes by launching of a variety of initiatives and sports activities. Al Ain University is keen to organize various activities in conjunction with this day to the implementations of the UAE government vision and our leadership to encourage practicing of all kinds of sports.