The UAE Embassy in Pretoria has organised a festive send-off for South African athletes participating in the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, which will be hosted by the UAE on March 14th-21st, 2019.
During th function, the UAE Ambassador to Pretoria, Mahash Saeed Al Hamli, expressed pride of the world event, which, he said, mirrors the quintessential Emirati values of tolerance and openness.
The ceremony was attended by the technical and medical staffs accompanying the participating athletes who extended sincere thanks to the UAE for the gesture.
The embassy had hosted a luncheon and dinner banquet earlier in honour of the delegation ahead of their departure.
Source: UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs