The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Embassy in Islamabad on Monday hosted a reception in honour of the Pakistan Special Olympics delegation. Around thirty athletes will be going to Abu Dhabi to take part in the Special Olympics World Games 2019 from March 14 to 21.
UAE Ambassador Hamad Obaid Al-Zaabi Monday received the sports persons who will be participating in competitions in different sports during the Special Olympics, including basketball, bowling, cycling, artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, athletics and swimming. The athletes were received along with authorities of Pakistan Olympics.
During the reception, the UAE ambassador wished all the athletes, administrators and coaches a fruitful journey and participation at the event.
“I feel honoured to be among you with brave hearts,” the ambassador said.