This event that will be held between the 14- 15 December 2006 for the 7th consecutive time was officially announced during a press conference attended by foundations representatives, government departments, sponsoring companies, a number of VIPs and the major Arabian media institutions.
This event was announced by Mr. Mohamed A. Al- Noman, Director of Sharjah Commerce and Tourism development Authority and Head of the Sharjah Grand Prix Organizing Committee. Here he declared on the significant importance of the event in promoting Sharjah both locally and internationally. He also spoke of the emirate’s willingness to participate in such high profile events; referencing the fact that this year will be the 7th year that emirate would be playing the role of host for this event.
Above all this, it has been announced, during the press conference, the names of Major Sharjah Award 2006, whom are Dana Gas (as the main sponsor), Sharjah Municipality, SEWA , Department of Sharjah Ports & Customs, Sharjah Police, Al- Zahra’ Hospital (Official Sponsors), Al- Qasba’ Channel, SAHARA Management Consultancy, Al- Badad, ADNOC, Zulal, Super Fap (co- sponsor). The official hotels for the championship are: Millennium Hotel, Holiday International, Embassy Suites Hotel. In addition to official media organizations: Sharjah TV, Al Khaleej newspaper and UAQ FM and the official post of the event is Emirates Post.
Furthermore, in the presence of their many sponsors, Mr. Noman stressed the important role that they playing in this event, and their contribution and their contribution towards make it a success for all lovers of sport. Indeed the event confirms the position Sharjah occupies on the world tourism map, with the Sharjah Major Award being one of its most significant international happenings.
“There is no doubt that the Sharhjah Commerce and Tourism Authority gears to give all efforts, abilities and facilities to make from World Yawls Formula1 Championship an international event that promotes the emirate every year through gaining all international awards. This urges the U.A.E and Sharjah to continue hosting new rides of the World Yawls Formula1 Championship”, said Al Noman.
Sharjah’s ambitions to solidify their position as a host for leading international events will be given a further boost with the Sharjah First Balloon First Ceremony 2006, also organized by the Sharhjah Commerce and Tourism Authority and by the U.A.E Balloons at al Majaz park from 13- 15 December 2006. The event will see a participation of balloons from all over the world such as: U.A.E, Russia, Italy, Ukraine, Poland, Czech Republic, Holland, Brazil, Suwaid, Hungary and will all grace Sharjah’s skyline.
“Hosting such an event assures again and again Sharjah intention, under the orientation of H.E Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, member of Supreme Council, Ruler Of Sharjah, and the continuous care of H.E Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Bin Sultan Al- Qassimi, Crown Prince of Sharjah, to have a special location for Al- Sharjah on the world map. We, this year, are more experienced, more ready, and more willing to achieve the best results and improve the level and position of this champion and especially the final ride that the emirate of Sharjah is hosting for the 7th year”, ended Al Noman.
During this month, Sharjah will be grabbing the attention of all sport lovers including the Khalid lagoon with the best rapid races ever. This event attracts more than 50000 visitors every year, who gather around the lake to catch the event, in the picturesque city known for both its history and modernity. To date Sharjah has won international award for the best event organizer in 2000, 2002, 2003 and 2004 and international journalism award for ideal organizing in 2001.
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