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Shaikh Saeed bin Maktoum to bear UAE’s flag at London Olympics

(WAM) / 15 July 2012

The UAE flag will be hoisted at the Olympic Park in east London on 21 July, six before the grand opening ceremony. Also, Shaikh Saeed bin Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the UAE’s skeet-shooting team star, was chosen as the bearer of the flag of the UAE at the opening ceremony of London 2012 Summer Olympics.

The UAE official delegation will be led by Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the President of the UAE National Olympic Committee, Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Chairman of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Members of the delegation are Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development Abdul Rehman Al Owais, Deputy President of the UAE National Olympic Commitee and president of the UAE Football Association Yousuf Al Serkal, Secretary General of the Authority of Youth and Sports Ibrahim Abdul Malek, Secretary-General of the UAE National Olympic Committee Mohammad Al Kamali, Member of the UAE National Olympic Committee and head of the Technical Olympic Committee Abdul Mohsen Al Dosari, member of the National Olympic Committee and president of the Shooting Federation Major General Ahmed Nasser Al-Raisi and Ambassador of the UAE to the UK Abdul Rehman Mutaiwei.

On this occasion, Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the President of the UAE National Olympic Committee Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Chairman of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum expressed thanks for the President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice- President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai,and Their Highnesses Members of the Supreme Council and Rulers of the emirates for their support to sports and sportspersons.

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