The Dubai Sports Council, in cooperation with Dubai Police, is organising a forum to discuss precautionary measures and protocols for the safe return of fans to sports events in Dubai once competitions resume in the coming period following weeks of stoppage due to COVID-19.
Being organised under the slogan, “Your Commitment to Happiness”, the forum will take place in the second week of June.
Stakeholders from virtually every segment of Dubai’s sports sectors will participate, including officials from Dubai Sports Council and Dubai Police, as well as local and private clubs of Dubai, and different sports federations.
Representatives from many various sports institutions will also take part in the forum alongside sports event organisers and well-known media personalities, as well as other influential players in the sports sector.
The forum will be hosted by Dubai Sports Council at their headquarters and the participants will take part in the forum both in person as well as virtually through video conferencing.
The forum is a continuation of the cooperation between Dubai Sports Council and Dubai Police, which had led to the organising of a forum for sports fans in 2019 at DSC’s headquarters, before the start of the sports season, with discussions focusing on the rejection of intolerance and the positive role fans’ can play.
Announcing the forum, His Excellency Saeed Hareb, Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council, said: “We are pleased with the return of sports activity in the Emirate of Dubai through the commencement of training in various sports in both local and private clubs, academies, training centres and fitness centres, with the implementation of a series of important measures to maintain the safety of athletes.”