Mohammed bin Rashid announces issuing a decree regarding Dubai Camel Racing Club

Omar Abbas - | Arab

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister, in his role as Ruler of Dubai, issued Decree No. 38  of 2024 concerning the Dubai Camel Racing Club.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum issued the decree

This decree outlines the club’s objectives, responsibilities, and organizational structure. Concurrently, His Highness issued Resolution No. 27 of 2024, appointing His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Second Deputy Ruler of Dubai, as President of the Dubai Camel Racing Club, effective immediately upon issuance, and one that was published in the Official Gazette.

Council Resolution No. 41 of 2024 appointed Ali Saeed Ali bin Saroud Al Mansouri as the Executive Director of the Dubai Camel Racing Club, according to His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council. As soon as it is published in the Official Gazette, this appointment becomes effective.

Furthering these directives, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Second Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Camel Racing Club, issued Resolution No. 1 of 2024 to establish the Board of Directors of the Dubai Camel Racing Club. The board is chaired by Sheikh Mohammed bin Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum and includes members Atiq Salem Balarti Al-Humairi, Rashid Mubarak Markhan Al-Ketbi, Abdullah Ali bin Humaidan Al-Falasi, and Suhail Hamad Markhan Al-Ketbi, along with the club’s executive director. This resolution is effective immediately upon issuance and is published in the Official Gazette.

Dubai Camel Racing Club Objectives

Decree No. 38 of 2024 outlines the primary objectives of the Dubai Camel Racing Club. These include enhancing Dubai’s stature as a regional and global hub for camel racing, promoting and developing the sport to international standards, and preserving it as a cherished historical and Arab heritage of the UAE. The decree aims to inspire future generations to safeguard and sustain this cultural legacy, foster appreciation for purebred Arabian camels, expand knowledge in camel sports, and meticulously document data pertaining to purebred Arabian camel breeds.

Club Responsibilities and Specializations

The decree specifies the club’s responsibilities, such as adhering to global standards in camel racing, conducting relevant studies and research, and organizing both local and international camel racing events in collaboration with pertinent government bodies. The club is tasked with formulating and updating rules, regulations, and provisions that align with international norms for camel sports and competitions. Additionally, it organizes exhibitions, conferences, workshops, and specialized programs to advance its objectives. The club coordinates closely with governmental entities to establish licensing standards and regulatory controls for camel establishments in Dubai, ensuring these activities contribute effectively to the club’s mission.

In accordance with the decree, the club oversees camel auctions, sets stringent criteria for their organization, and establishes a comprehensive database to preserve the lineage of purebred Arabian camels. This database supports the club’s objectives by facilitating strategic utilization of camel breeds and serves as a cornerstone for developing related enterprises and institutions within the legal framework.

Cooperation and Implementation

The decree mandates full cooperation from all Dubai government agencies and entities to support the club in fulfilling its duties as outlined in the decree and subsequent decisions. The club’s president, with approval from the board of directors, is authorized to issue necessary decisions to implement the decree’s provisions. Resolution No. 6 of 2008, along with any conflicting texts in other legislation, is repealed by this decree, with existing regulations and instructions continuing to apply until new ones are formulated.

This comprehensive framework established by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum aims to elevate the Dubai Camel Racing Club’s role, ensuring it remains a beacon for the promotion, preservation, and global advancement of camel racing.

About Author

Omar Abbas
Omar Abbas
203 Total posts

Read Also

UAE: Various Areas Experienced Hail and Rain of Different Intensities

Various regions in the UAE experienced rainfall of varying intensities, accompanied by hailstones in some areas Yesterday.

UAE Doctors caution against exposure to ultraviolet rays

Specialized doctors have emphasized the dangers of direct sunlight exposure to the eyes, especially during the summer months, which can lead to serious conditions such as photokeratitis, cataracts, macular degeneration, and aging of the eye’s...

UAE sets 6 key aspects for parents in treating & rehabilitating addicted child

Experts and specialists emphasized the critical role parents play in supporting their sons through the challenges of drug abuse, highlighting six key aspects essential to their involvement.

Dubai: Volunteer Doctors Provide Free Treatment to over 300 Patients on Fridays

A dedicated team of volunteer doctors and nursing staff is providing free medical check-ups and treatments weekly to patients from various parts of the UAE.

UAE leaders express condolences to Moroccan King on his mother's passing

In a gesture of profound sympathy, the leadership of the UAE has extended their heartfelt condolences to King Mohammed VI of Morocco following the passing of his mother.

UAE urges immediate action to prevent Sudan imminent famine

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has made a strong plea to the UN Security Council, highlighting the paramount necessity of prompt action to avert an impending famine in Sudan, in a diplomatically significant gesture.

UAE launches covered motorcyclist rest stops in Abu Dhabi

In a move aimed at improving conditions for delivery drivers in Abu Dhabi, the Joint Traffic Safety Committee, chaired by the Department of Municipalities and Transport, has launched a pioneering initiative. This initiative focuses on establishing...

UAE worshippers express gratitude to government for shortened Friday prayers

A Dubai citizen named Muzaffar Habib left his nearby workplace at around 1:20 PM on Friday, June 28th to attend the special Jum'uah congregational prayers at a mosque in the Zabeel district.

UAE Releases Travel Advisory Following Reports of High Thefts in Six Countries

The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a travel advisory on Thursday in response to an increased number of theft incidents reported by Emirati travelers across multiple countries.

UAE mandates schools to explore alternatives before determining student failure

Abu Dhabi's private schools have stated their intention to look at other options before deciding to keep students, in line with rules that stress moving on to the next grade or, in extreme circumstances, starting over.

UAE: 70% of fire-related deaths occur inside residential homes

Official statistics indicate that a significant majority, 70%, of fatalities resulting from fire incidents within the UAE occur in residential settings, with 56% of all fires originating within homes.

UAE: Etihad plans to hire hundreds of new employees in 2024

Etihad Airways, the prestigious national carrier of the UAE, has unveiled ambitious plans to expand its pilot workforce significantly this year.

UAE Police announces the launch of smart bus to combat drug abuse in Abu Dhabi

In a proactive move to tackle drug abuse, the Abu Dhabi Police have rolled out a cutting-edge mobile education unit.

UAE doctors warn that summer itching could indicate serious health issues

Healthcare professionals said that summer itching should not be ignored since it may be a sign of more significant health problems.

Saudi Arabia is “more than halfway” towards achieving its Vision 2030 ambitions.

The UK-Saudi Sustainable Infrastructure Forum was informed by Saudi Arabia's Minister of Investment, Khalid al-Falih, that the country is "more than halfway" done achieving its Vision 2030 targets.

UAE Launches New Initiative Granting Professors 30-Day Extra Paid Leave

Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) electrical engineering professor Yaser Qudaih, 52 years old, has jumped at the chance to play the part of a student again. While on leave from his teaching position, Qudaih has sought out internship-style practical...

UAE: A tragic fire in Fujairah home claims the lives of two children

In a heartbreaking incident in Fujairah, two Emirati children, aged 8 and 7, lost their lives due to a fire that engulfed their home.

A number of travel agencies provided incorrect visas to illegal Hajj pilgrims

According to a representative for the Kingdom's Ministry of Interior, several travel agencies from other nations urged tourists to undertake the Hajj illegally by giving them illegitimate visas to enter Saudi Arabia on Monday.

Sharjah Ruler authorizes new logos for three municipalities within the emirate

Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, the Ruler of Sharjah and a Member of the Supreme Council, granted approval for new logos for three municipalities in the eastern province.

UAE Doctors Warn of Child Headphone Use Risks for Hearing Loss    

Excessive headphone use among children, particularly while engaged in activities like video gaming, has raised concerns among medical professionals in the UAE about potential hearing damage.

UAE launches new Al Ain check-in service for Abu Dhabi airport passengers