HH the Emir Attends Camel Race Contests

January 21, 2014 2:08 pm

HH the Emir Attends Camel Race Contests

Doha 21st January 2014: HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Monday attended the evening contests of the annual camel racing festival, which features contests for H H the Emir Silver Sword.

A number of ministers and VIPs were also present at the festival, which is being held at the Al Shahaniya Camel Race Track from Saturday.

Over 6,000 camels from Qatar and the Arabian Gulf will participate in races that range in distance from 4 km to 8 km.

Being organised by Qatar Camel Race Committee, the festival will continue until 29 January.

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