UAE Triathlon Association and Fazaa Sign a Memorandum of Understanding
Khaled Al Fahim: A Targeted National Iinitiative Confirms the Distinct Role of the Social Solidarity Fund of the Ministry of Interior
Ahmed Bouharoun: “UAE Triathlon” is the First Sports Entity to Get the Benefits of “Fazaa” Card.
UAE Triathlon Association signed a memorandum of understanding with the Social Solidarity Fund of the Ministry of Interior (Fazaa), through which the members of the Triathlon family in the UAE, including players, coaches and administrators who are registered as members of the association will get a (Fazaa) card that provides financial discounts when used. Therefore, UAE Triathlon Association is the first sports entity in the country to get these advantages, in a gesture confirms the fruitful cooperation between the two entities and contributes to the service of Emirati sports.
The agreement includes placing "UAE Triathlon" logo on "Fazaa" card, which will be distributed to the sport players in the UAE, which represents support and sponsorship by the Social Solidarity Fund of the Ministry of Interior of UAE Triathlon Association.
In this context, Khalid Abdul Karim Al Fahim, President of UAE Triathlon Association, praised the memorandum of understanding and described it as a targeted national and sports initiative emphasizes the distinguished role of the Social Solidarity Fund of the Ministry of Interior to support the members of UAE community, stressing that the inclusion of the Triathlon family in UAE with a (Fazaa) card reflects appreciation, excellence and care for the players of this sport. Al Fahim expressed thanks and appreciation to those in charge of the Takaful Fund for the support it provides to serve Triathlon athletes in a unique way.
Lt. Col. Ahmed Mohamed Bouharoun, Board Member and General Manager of the Social Solidarity Fund, expressed his happiness with the Memorandum of Understanding with the UAE Triathlon, as the first sporting body in UAE which gets the benefits which “Fazaa” card grants to its holders, stressing that it came within the keenness of the Ministry of the Interior and the directives of His Highness Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Social Solidarity Fund for rooting and instilling the concepts of giving and social solidarity and expanding the umbrella of the beneficiaries of the symbiotic services provided by the fund.
Asma Yousuf Al Janahi, a member of the association’s board of directors, confirmed that this agreement and its moral gains and material incentives represent an important moral motivation for the athletes, appreciating the great cooperation shown by the representatives of "Fazaa" for the success of the initiative, which confirms the professionalism they enjoy and their eagerness to participate in spreading sport and encouraging members of society to practice sport and make it as a lifestyle.