Al Tayer: We are ready and accept the Dubai Fitness Challenge
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has accepted the Dubai Fitness Challenge, launched by HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai. The challenge aims to make Dubai one of the most active cities in the world through a comprehensive programme that motivates Dubai’s residents and visitors to boost their physical activity and commit to a minimum of 30 minutes of daily physical activities for 30 days, from 20 October to 18 November 2017. “I thank His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai, for his continuous support to sports in Dubai, and for launching this innovative challenge that motivates positive competition and encourages all members of society to adopt a healthy lifestyle in an atmosphere full of fun and various interesting activities. At DEWA, we are ready to accept the Dubai Fitness Challenge. Our goal is to ensure that all DEWA employees take part in this pioneering initiative,” said HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of DEWA. “In line with the directives of the wise leadership to make sport a part of the culture of the UAE society, DEWA provides a positive and motivating work environment that contributes to achieving a healthy balance between employees’ professional and social lives and encourages staff and society as a whole to make physical activities an essential part of their daily lives. Exercise promotes a healthy and vibrant lifestyle, boosts positive energy and strengthens communications and social cohesion among staff. DEWA’s sports teams take part in various sports activities and events. They achieve significant results in the championships they participate in,” added Al Tayer. Dr. Yousef Al Akraf, Executive Vice President of Business Support and Human Resources and Chairman of the Sports Committee at DEWA, praised the unlimited support provided by DEWA’s top management to the employees, and the encouragement to participate in various sports tournaments and physical activities. He noted that DEWA organises awareness and health-related programmes and activities that contribute to improving the physical fitness of its staff. It also organises events that raise awareness about best practices to maintain a healthy lifestyle.