- Abdullah bin Hamad bin Saif Al Sharqi: Ajman Tourism is investing exceptional efforts to organize a successful bodybuilding competition
Ajman: The Ajman Department of Tourism Development is organizing the 3rd edition of the “Ajman International Bodybuilding Competition” on the 4th and 5th of March, in collaboration with the Emirates Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (EBBF) and the International Federation of Body Building and Fitness.
This event will take place at the Ajman Cultural Center and with the participation of regional and international bodybuilding champions, in addition to Emirati amateurs as the Ajman Department of Tourism Development believe in the importance of inspiring the youths and motivating them to pursue their bodybuilding career which will place the UAE as a leading country in sports.
The Ajman International Bodybuilding Competition is the first international competition in the UAE to include all main categories for juniors which are the Bodybuilding, Classic Bodybuilding, Physique, Classic Physique, Muscular Physique, and Body Style, in addition to an IFBB Elite Pro category for professionals. The prize pool of this competition is 62,000 AED, and winners of the junior categories will be awarded Elite Pro Cards to participate in the world professional competition organized by the International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness.
The Ajman International Bodybuilding Competition will be attended by Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad bin Saif Al Sharqi, President of the Emirates Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation, Dr. Rafael Santonja, President of the International Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation, Dr. Adel Fahim, First Vice President of the International Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation, President of the Arab and African Bodybuilding Federations, President of Egypt Bodybuilding Federation, in addition to a number of officials and athletes.
Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad bin Saif Al Sharqi, President of the Emirates Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation praised the exceptional efforts invested by the Ajman Department of Tourism Development to organize a new edition of the Ajman International Bodybuilding Competition which has witnessed remarkable success in the past due to the participation of the best athletes in the world and a wide coverage from the press and social media.
Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad bin Saif Al Sharqi expressed his faith in the high level of professionalism in the competition, as this has been the baseline for all events and tournaments organized by the Ajman Department of Tourism Development throughout the past years, and which has transformed the emirate of Ajman into favorable destination for world athletes.
His Excellency Mahmood Khaleel Alhashmi, Director General of the Ajman Department of Tourism Development, stated: “We are pleased to be organizing the Ajman International Bodybuilding Competition for the third time, an important events that promotes Ajman as an international platform for international sports. Our team has laid the final touches for this competition according to the highest approved standards, which will guarantee another exceptional edition this year.”
“Considered as a main competition accredited by the International Bodybuilding and Fitness federation, the Ajman International Bodybuilding Competition has become an important event on the department’s yearly agenda as it paves the way for athletes to quality to other international professional competitions. This competition has witnessed a growing popularity among all age groups and nationalities in our society, and by organizing such event Ajman Tourism will be achieving its mission to offer diversity in sports”, Alhashmi concluded.
The Ajman International Bodybuilding Competition will be held in collaboration with the International Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation, the Saudi German Hospital as Gold Sponsor, Gulfa Water as Hydration Sponsor, Zayona Group, Jan Tana, Oxy Nutrition, Bo Saif Studio, Dynamic Sound & Light, and the Encyclopedia of the History of Bodybuilding.
About the Ajman Department of Tourism Development
The Ajman Department of Tourism Development aims to promote the touristic attractions across the emirate, and shedding light on the unique elements that Ajman has to offer as one of the leading travel destinations in the UAE.
The department works on developing strategies to improve local, regional, and international tourism in the emirate through planning and implementing global campaigns for tourism promotion, organizing and participating in conferences and exhibitions, regulating and developing the tourism industry, and improving the capacities and services of the tourism facilities and businesses operating in the emirate.
The Ajman Department of Tourism Development is responsible for setting regulations and legislations required to organize the tourism sector in the emirate, finding the appropriate tourism standards and services provided to tourists, and issuing licenses for travel and tourism agencies and administering their efficiency.
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