Labour Sports Festival recommences
The Second Labour Sports Festival (LSF), organised by the Labour Standards Development Authority (LSDA) in Sharjah, is witnessing increased interest and participation. Crowds of workers and public at large, have been gathering at the sports ields near the Sharjah National Park, opposite the Sharjah International Airport, to follow the sports competitions there. Held every Friday from now until the end of March from 8am to 11am and from 3pm to 6pm, the Festival is becoming a sports landmark in Sharjah.
S ls dais organ is in gt he labour sports Festival for the second successive year in line with the vision of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, which aims to provide workers an ideal work environment, said Salem Yousef Al Qaseer, Chairman of LSDA.
The Festival has managed to garner interest from a huge crowd, indicating the positive effect that the Festival has on the targeted segment of workers, he added.
“In the second edition of the Festival, we have sought to raise the level of competition between the teams. Our aim is to offer an opportunity for all public and private sectors to participate in varied activities and promote cohesion and collaboration among workers and employers. This will strengthen relationships and build bridges of trust; which sports has always succeeded to achieve among communities. The Festival this year has been successful in spreading positivity, happiness healthy life and tolerance among the various segments of workers. This coincide with the Year of Tolerance the UAE has declared this year”, said Al Qaseer.
The Labour Sports Festival is serving the core objectives of the LSDA, which strives to provide all forms of support to employers and workers, as sports and educational activities contribute to creating a favourable environment for improving the performance of the emirate’s commercial and industrial sectors.
The second edition of the Festival is witnessing a remarkable turnout from government and private sectors.