UAE launches Government Games 2024 with 194 Teams Participating

Under the auspices of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, the fifth installment of the "Government Games" will kick off the day after tomorrow in collaboration with Dubai Ports World (DP World) and will run until March 3, 2024, at Festival City.

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This year's edition is anticipated to witness intense competition across various categories, including the "Government Entities Challenge" for both men and women, the "Community Challenge," and the "Cities Challenge." The participating teams will engage in a new set of seven challenges aimed at promoting teamwork, upholding the values upheld by the competition, and striking a balance between physical prowess and strategic acumen.

A notable addition to this year's event is the introduction of a category catering to youth aged 10 to 13, marking their inaugural participation. This move aims to instill values of solidarity, cooperation, and teamwork among this age group, fostering personal development through tailored challenges designed to test their physical and mental capabilities. Marwan bin Issa, Director of Government Games, highlighted the evolution of the event in its fifth year, expanding both the challenges and participants' categories in alignment with the vision of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to position Dubai as a global focal point across various domains.

With 194 teams set to compete, including representatives from the governmental and private sectors, the event promises a blend of competitiveness and enjoyment. The schedule spans four days, featuring competitions such as the Government Entity Challenge, Community Challenge, Cities Challenge, and the newly introduced Junior Challenge, culminating in the crowning of champions during the closing ceremony.

Generous prizes await the top-performing teams, with winners receiving up to 500,000 dirhams, underscoring the prestige associated with victory in the government games. The event has garnered substantial support from leading institutions and companies, ensuring its continued success and widespread participation.

Over its four previous editions, the Government Games have attracted over 4,500 participants from diverse backgrounds, reflecting their growing popularity and significance on local, regional, and international scales. For updates on the government games, interested individuals can visit the official website or follow the event's social media accounts on platforms like Instagram, X, and Facebook.

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