H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, issued a decision forming the organizing committee of Abu Dhabi Sports Festival 2016.
Based on the decision, the committee will be under the chairmanship of Major General (R) Mohammed Hilal Al Kaabi; Second Deputy Chairman of the UAE National Olympic Committee, with H.E. Aref Hamad Al Awani will be the deputy chairman.
Members of the committee are: Humaid Matar Al Daheri, Salah Al Jaiddi, Ahmed Shakir, and Humaid Musabah Al Kaabi, Ahmed Mohammed al Kaabi, Salah Al Saloumi, Yaqoube Al Saaddi, and Mohammed Al Badie, Talal al Hashemi, Ahmed Abdul Allah Al Qubaisi and Nouf Ali.
Abu Dhabi Sports Festival ( 9 June to 5 August 2016) , with Ramadan sport championships inclusive, will be held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs.
Actions of the festival will take place at ADNEC & Yas Marina Circuit. It is meant to encourage all segments of the community to practice various sporting activities in order to live healthily.
The indoor games and activities of the Festival will include: football, volleyball, 3x3 basketball, as well as many other sporting competitions.