It will be launched on March 2, 2023 The Executive Office of the National Olympic Committee adopts the date of the 8th edition of the National Sports Day
The Executive Office of the National Olympic Committee approved the organizing of the activities of the 8th edition of the National Sports Day on March 2, 2023, in continuation of the organization of the event, which comes from the generous initiative directed by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, "may God protect him", for the first time in 2015 towards the establishment of the National Sports Day of the UAE, with the participation of all segments and groups of society.
The National Sports Day is an event of a national character, in which motor, sports, community, educational and competitive activities are invested to embody the unity of cohesion between all segments, spectrum and groups of society to reflect the sociability, harmony and cohesion of the cohesive fabric between multiple cultures on the territory of the United Arab Emirates, and their positive and constructive interaction forming the love of the Emirates of happiness and life.
The early announcement of the date of the event, with the aim of completing the various preparation and processing works comes as a confirmation of the message of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the National Olympic Committee, Chairman of the Supreme Committee for the National Sports Day initiative, of the importance of the participation of all segments of society and the practice of sports activities in order to enhance a healthy lifestyle and adopt sport as a way of life.
The past seven editions witnessed a significant interaction from all age groups, as well as the participation of all state bodies and institutions, where 2204 participants participated in the last edition hosted by Expo 2020 Dubai, and the events included many of the sports and physical activities numbering 33 various activities, in addition to a 3-km walking marathon, which represented the main event involving several public and sports figures.