Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, October 17, 2017: The Shabab Al Ahli Dubai Football Club has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Mai Dubai Water, in the presence of HE Khalifa Saeed Sulaiman, Director General of Dubai’s Protocol Department andChairman of the Higher Committee for Merger atShabab Al Ahli Dubai Football Club, and HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and Chairman of Mai Dubai, and HE Sami Al Qamzi, Director General of Economic Development Department-Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Committee for Merger at Shabab Al Ahli Dubai Football Club in Dubai.
Representatives from the Water Company and the Higher Committee for Merger of the Football Club were also present.
Under the agreement, Mai Dubai will become the Official Water Sponsor of Shabab Al Ahli Dubai in the current football season.
Sulaiman expressed his pride in this new strategic partnership with Mai Dubai, which is part of a series of strategic partnerships with Dubai’s leading companies and institutions, including Nakheel, AziziDevelopments and others.
“Signing this partnership agreement with Mai Dubai is a good opportunity to strengthen the relationship of the club with a leading local organisationthat was formed under the umbrella of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority,which has a long history and important role in Dubai’s success. Mai Dubai has been able in a short period to achieve widespread distributionlocally and regionally, while seeking a strong international expansion in line with its overall strategy,” saidSuleiman.
Suleiman thankedthe management of Mai Dubai, headed by HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, for supporting sports in the United Arab Emirates and Shabab Al Ahli Dubai Clubin particular, reflecting the common interest in implementing the directives of the wise leadership of the UAE in supporting sports institutions and the development of athletes.
Al Tayer expressed his pride in the sponsorship as it merges water the essence of life with the lifestyle of energy-driven athletes.
“We are delighted and proud to sponsor this national club, which has a track record of achievements and victories locally, in the GCC, and regionally,” said Al Tayer.
“In line with the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to provide potable water according to the highest international standards and make Dubai the happiest city on earth for residents and visitors, DEWA’s wholly-owned subsidiary, MaiDubai, has adopted a strategy of excellence, which is a shared commonvalue with Shabab Al Ahli Dubai Clubmaking it the official water sponsor,” added Al Tayer.
Al Tayer pointed out that through this strategic partnership with ShababAl Ahli Dubai, Mai Dubai Company aims to strengthen Dubai and the UAE regionally and internationally. Mai Dubai has proven itself as a successful high quality venture fromDubai in the bottled water industry. Mai Dubai uses the latest international technologies and the highest levels of quality according to the best local and international standards. This gave it the superiority of competition and the rapid spread locally and regionally in record time, and secured its name on the list of the fastest growing companies in the sector.