GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >>

    Share

Sharjah, July 24, 2021: The fifth edition of the Al Dhaid Date Festival has launched today Thursday at the Expo Dhaid. The four-day event is organized by the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) amid the participation of dozens of palm growers along with the official bodies concerned with palm cultivation. 

Present at the opening were, HE Sultan Abdullah bin Elwan, Acting Undersecretary of the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, HE Abdullah Sultan Al Owais, Chairman, SCCI, HE Mohammed Ahmed Amin Al Awadi, Director-General, SCCI, Muhammad Musabeh Al Tunaiji, General Coordinator of the Festival, Rashid Mohair Al Ketbi, Chairman of the Screening and Evaluation Committee, Khalifa Rashid Al Tunaiji, Chairman of the Events and Theater Committee, Jamal Saeed Bouzanjal, Head of the Media Committee, in addition to a number of officials and representatives of government agencies participating in the festival.
Following the official launch of the festival, the SCCI Chairman, accompanied by a number of officials, toured the display stands and witnessed a part of the contests that kicked off today.


With cash prizes amounting to AED 1.5m in total, the top of these stands at Dh 30,000 while the least one is Dh2000, with an AED 500,000 rise compared to the previous season.


This year's edition is seeing two new categories, one for local mango and the other for yellow and red figs, in addition to other categories.
Expressing his utmost gratitude to His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah for his unwavering support for the Al Dhaid Date Festival, Abdullah Sultan Al Owais stated that Sharjah Chamber has first launched the event in 2016 in order to find an annual platform supportive of palm growers and farmers from the people of Al Dhaid city, the Emirate of Sharjah, and the UAE in general.
Al Owais extended his sincere thanks to His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, for His Highness's generous support of the festival and his follow-up and encouragement of citizens to cultivate and expand the green area and ensure food security.


He pointed out that the SCCI is keen to increase the momentum of the festival every year, in line with directives of the wise leadership that calls for organizing value-added economic and commercial events, noting that the festival today has established itself as one of the most important social, economic, cultural, and heritage events across Sharjah and the UAE.  


Al Dhaid Date Festival has economic dimensions the Chamber seeks to accomplish by contributing to rising and diversifying the quality of local products, said Mohammed Ahmed Amin Al Awadi, explaining that the SCCI is working, through the development of the festival competitions and its prizes, to provide more opportunities that enable farmers to develop their agriculture and raise its competitiveness, and thus attracting more investors and entrepreneurs to establish pioneering national food industries.  


Al Awadi mentioned that the UAE accounts for about 30% of the global trade volume of dates, whether importing or exporting and is also among the top10 producers of dates in the world.     


For the fifth consecutive year, the Chamber organized this event which has gained a major foothold among date festivals in the country and the region, said Muhammad Musabeh Al Tunaiji, noting that the current edition is expected to achieve the same success of the previous seasons, thanks to the unstinting support of prudent leadership and its guidance that make everyone more determined and confidence to achieve the sought-after objectives and bring happiness to people and society.


Al Dhaid Date Festival opens its doors to visitors daily from 8:00 to 22:00.  



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 3792 times
Posted on : Saturday, July 24, 2021  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : ABB to Present Sustainable Solutions at Dubai EXPO 2020
Next Story : 5th “Al Dhaid Dates Festival” to launch on 22 July: SCCI
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
FINA World Swimming Championships
Samsung Announces Official Galaxy Z Series Availability Across the UAE
GEMS Education Teacher Wins Brand New BMW X2 after Signing Up for an Emirates NB...
Max Factor X Priyanka Chopra Jonas: Matte Confidence Look
UAE Ministers Announce the First Set of “Projects of the 50”
Eureka Forbes Coronaguard Achieves 94.9% Reduction in Covid-19 Virus
Curly Hair Girls Rejoice! Cult Haircare Brand SASHAPURE Launches in the Middle East
2022 Renault Koleos– The Contemporary SUV Reimagined
New World 12s Rugby Tournament Launches, Aiming to Bring 250 Million Pounds Int...
Lenovo Leads in Launching Windows 11 on New Yoga Laptops
Hyundai Motor Group Presents Its Vision to Popularize Hydrogen by 2040 at Hydrog...
Get Ready For The Next-Gen Ranger!
Patient Suffering from “Friedreich Ataxia” Regains Mobility with the Aid of Smar...
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi's Inaugural Flight to Bahrain Takes Off
Dubai Summer Surprises' Modesh Scholarship Shares AED 250,000 in Cash Prizes Amo...
Twitter is Connecting People With the Launch of Communities
SITA Takes Decisive Steps to Reduce Carbon Emissions to Become a Certified Carbo...
Genesis Presents Vision for Sustainable Future
Lily Collins Weds in a Custom Ralph Lauren Gown
Ogilvy Names Ben Messiaen Chief Client Officer for EMEA
Pure Health expands lab facilities for COVID-19 testing at Obaiduallah Hospital,...
Ultimate Arctic Adventures on Ice With Jaguar and Land Rover
SEHA Celebrates World Physiotheraphy Day With Series of Events Aimed to Raise Aw...
TONDA PF
Bank's Reach is Tangible, its Relevance is Questioned, say Experts at Finnovex M...
Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center announces: Few days left before Registratio...
GEMS CEO and Student-Author Record Children's Audiobook to Mark International Li...
GEMS Winchester School Fujairah becomes UAE's first school to win prestigious GL...
Look out for these Newly-Launched Premium Indian E-Bikes in UAE
The First Look at OMEGA in No Time To Die
Abu Dhabi Showdown Week Set to Showcase Two Blockbuster Championship Fights at U...
SCCI trade Mission to Moscow holds fruitful meetings to boost economic, investme...
Nissan of Arabian Automobiles Presents ‘Deals For A New Start' Back-to-School Ca...
LG Xboom 360 Delivers Premium Sound With Stylish Design Anyplace, Anytime
Samsung's New Galaxy Z Fold3 5G Receives Exceptional Response in the Pre-Order Phase
HFZA's Stand at Big Five Woos Investors with Exclusive Privileges and Offers
New Behind-The-Scenes Footage Shows Range Rover Sport SVR Preparing to Make an I...
EETEN Urban Kitchen's Terrace Opens on Wednesday
UAE Home to Prominent Innovation Districts: Middle East Designated Leading Innov...
Etisalat Reasserts Dominance as World's Fastest Mobile Network for the Second Co...
Renault of Arabian Automobiles announces 1-3-5 offer on 2022 Renault Koleos
Lenovo Introduces the Powerful and Flexible ThinkEdge SE70 Edge AI Platform
Ajman University honors its strategic partners on the occasion of the Internatio...
Thani Grabs Thrilling Grand Prix Victory as Team Abu Dhabi Make Perfect Start in...
Mubadala World Tennis Championship Returns to Abu Dhabi With New December Dates
Frontline Heroes Thank HH Sheikh MBZ
LG Launches Its Most Compact Soundbar in the UAE, The LG Eclair – Featuring Dolb...
Block the Gold Rate with Malabar Gold & Diamonds' by Paying just 10% Advance
DHA's Medical Education Department enhances features of its online learning platform
Team Abu Dhabi Primed for Big Grand Prix Battle in Italy