- Posted by Ummer farooq
The 27th sports day organized by Al Ain juniors as part of the UAE’s Year of giving enthralled the public with the exceptional display of talents and skills.
The sports meet was organized with the theme ‘from children to children’ with the aim of inculcating among the students the value of ‘Joy in Giving’.
The sports equipment that the students of Al Ain Juniors donated for the less privileged children were handed over to the RED CRESCENT in the presence of the chief guest and other dignitaries.
More than 2500 students participated march past and the Giving parade which followed it filled the parents and spectators with excitement and jubilance. The mesmerizing displays and the formations based on UAE’s Mars mission made the public spellbound.
The sports meet commenced with the releasing of 27 doves to the sky to meet the horizons.
The thought-provoking words of the chief guest, Mr. Salam RAkkath Al Amari instilled in the heart of the spectators the urgent need for charity and helping the weak and those who are deprived of basic needs of life. “This initiative not only a novel act but also one that could inspire the children to develop and foster in them the humane values and one that could raise the moral of those who are deprived of their basic rights and needs”, he said
Mr. Arshad Sharif, Chairman of AJ group in his address to the gathering said “Fitness through sports and fun is the motto of sports department of Al Ain Juniors. However, this initiative to donate games articles gave it a human touch.
The preparation for the mega event had begun early in the month of November. When His Highness shaik Khalifa bin sayed al Nahyan, the Ruler of UAE announced the year 2017 as the year of giving, the new initiative undertaken by Al Ain Juniors school received a fresh impetus.