ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, October 19th 2015 [ME NewsWire]
The Police Sports Association Board held its first meeting after reconstitution. The meeting, which was held at the Ministry of Interior’s headquarters, was chaired by Brigadier Mohammed Hamid bin Dalmouj Al Dhaheri, Chairman, and attended by all members.
Lt. General H.H Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior hads issued a decision for the reconstitution of the Police Sports Association Board, as follows: Brigadier Mohammed Hamid bin Dalmouj Al Dhaheri, Chairman; Colonel Khaled Ali Shahil, Deputy Chairman; and Colonel Aref Obeid Al Rais, Secretary. Members of the Board include: Brigadier Waleed Salim Al Shamesi, Brigadier Adil Abdul Rahman Al Hammadi, Colonel Ahmad Hamdan Al Zayoudi, Colonel Ali Hamad Al Badwawi, Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Khalfan Al Qamzi, Lieutenant Colonel Yosef Ibrahim bu Haroun, Lieutenant Colonel Rashid Humaid Al Mazroui, Lieutenant Colonel Issa Meer Abdul Rahman, Major Mahmud Ali Al Ateeqi, Major Fahed Abdullah Al Tunaiji, and Major Muhammad Ali Al Zaabi.
Brigadier Al Dhaheri congratulated the Board members for the trust bestowed upon them by Lt. General H.H Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior by choosing them for the membership of the new Board. He also wished them the best of luck and success in their mission, to enhance the police sports sector, based on the visionary directives of H.H Sheikh Saif bin Zayed, which call for making a qualitative leap in the sports sector, consistent with the best international practices.
During its first meeting, the board discussed a number of sports issues listed on the agenda. Colonel Aref Ali Obeid Al Rais, General Secretary of the Board reviewed the agenda; and reconstituted the Executive Office of the Association, the Committees of the Police Sports Association Board, and the Sports Activity Development Committees; as follows:
The Executive Office; Colonel Khaled Ali Shahil, as chairman, with membership of Colonel Ahmad Hamdan Al Zayoudi, Colonel Aref Obeid Al Rais General Secretary; Lieutenant Colonel Abdullah Abdul Rahman, Chief of Sports Activities Section; Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Khalfan Hindi; Major Dr. Saud Salim Al Junaibi, Chief of Sports Planning and Assessment section; Major Mahmud Ali Al Ateeqi, and Dr. expert Hussain Omar Al Sammari.
The Board also decided to establish the Technical Committee, to be chaired by Brigadier Waleed Salim Al Shamesi; the Financial Committee to be chaired by Brigadier Adil Abdul Rahman Al Hammadi; the Media Committee to be chaired d by Colonel Ahmad Hamdan Al Zayoudi; the Shooting on the Move and Tactical Shooting Committee to be chaired by Colonel Saeed Muhammad Al Khateri; the Firearms and Ammunition Committee to be chaired by Colonel Abdul Aziz Al Noman; the Athletics and Road Races Committee to be chaired by Major Hamza Juma’a Al Meel; the Iron Man Championship Committee, the Physical Fitness Committee, and the Swimming Committee to be chaired by Lieutenant Colonel Abdullah Abdul Rahman Al Humaidi.
The Board also reviewed the Physical Fitness Project to be implemented for police members as of next year; in addition to the project’s stages of implementation, policies, instructions, and methods of assessment.
The Board also decided to link the Sports Excellence Shield with the standards of the Minister of Interior’s Sports Excellence Award. Colonel Khaled Ali Shahil, Deputy Chairman was assigned to establish a work team to study the proposal and the required standards to achieve this end.
With respect to the internal sports activity, the Board approved reports of events, competitions, championships, courses, and training programs during competitions, in addition to participation statistics and compared it to last season’s reports. The Board also reviewed the sports activity plan and training plan for 2016, in addition to the financial statement and the Association’s budget.
With respect to the external sports activities, the Board approved the report pertaining to the participation of the UAE Police National Team at the International Police Shooting Championship in Hungary. The Board also approved the participation of the UAE Police delegation at the Police Sports Games 2015 in Colombia, noting that the UAE will be hosting the championship’s next edition in 2017. To this end, the Board decided to establish work teams to establish the plans and prepare for the Games.
The Board also agreed to take part in the General Assembly meeting and the meetings of the Executive Office of the Arab Police Sports Federation that will be held in December in Algeria.
The Board also reviewed the preparations of the UAE Police National Teams that are taking part in the GCC Police Games in November in Kuwait; and formed the accompanying administrative delegation. The Board assigned Major Muhammad Al Zaabi to form the UAE Police National Team that will be participating in the UAE International Firefighter Challenge, which will be held alongside the 2016 International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience (ISNR).
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