SCTDA became the sponsor of Sharjah Ruler’s Cup International Showjumping Championship for the second year in a row which is being hosted from January 16th to 18th by Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club.  More than 350 horses from 32 countries participated.

Al Midfa praised the strong growth the International Showjumping Championship has witnessed in the Emirate with the number of participants increase the number of horses participating year after year , especially Al-Sharjah Equestrian and Racing which translates directives of His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi , Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah with the support equestrian activities , and the continuing care of His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah .

His Excellency said that the Emirate of Sharjah has become an ideal destination for the organization of a number of tournaments and sporting events in the region and the world , adding to the polarization of the emirate to the World Championship Formula 1 Powerboat – Sharjah Grand Prix in December and organized by the Authority since 14 years, and attracts tens of thousands of visitors every year , along with a number of entertainment events and international festivals organized by the Emirate throughout the year.

It should be noted that the SCTDA is keen to sponsor and support a number of cultural activities and sporting events throughout the year. Last year 2013 was included with a number of sponsorships, the activities of the second “Government Communication Forum” and “Sharjah Heritage Days ” and ” Sharjah’s Children’s Reading Festival , ” as well as sponsoring ” Ramadan charity campaign” , and the seventh edition of” Khorfakkan Football Championship for the Blind” and ” Sharjah 3rd International Open Athletics Meeting.