Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 17 October 2019

Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed attends Mohammed bin Salman Camel Festival in Saudi Arabia

The UAE's presidential camels secured the lead for the second straight year at the festival

Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed attended the closing ceremony of the Mohammed bin Salman Camel Festival, one of the world's largest race events, at the Taif Camel Racecourse.

Sheikh Mansour, UAE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, conveyed the greetings of Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, to the Saudi Crown Prince.

He also offered Sheikh Mohamed's sincere wishes for further prosperity and progress to the kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Sheikh Mansour also congratulated Prince Mohammed on the success of the camel festival, which started in mid-August. The festival aims to promote and boost camel racing.

The UAE's presidential camels excelled, having secured the lead for the second straight year.

The festival has awards totalling 53 million Saudi riyals and included 13,377 camels.

Updated: September 16, 2019 01:41 AM

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