In a meeting of the International Shooting Sport Federation General Assembly earlier this week, H.E. Major General Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Member of the Board of Trustees at the American University in the Emirates, Director General of Abu Dhabi Police Central Operations and Chairman of Executive Committee at the Emirates Identity Authority Board of Directors, is elected for the four year term of 2015-2018.
H.E. Major General Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, also Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Baniyas F.C. Emirati football club in the UAE, has been an active patron of the sports across various categories, and was eager to provide his support for the ISSF in the Middle East and Asia. “The ISSF is a key organization in the development of the sport of shooting around the world, particularly through its association with the International Olympic Committee, and I personally consider shooting to be a talent and a sport that is of great importance, since it nurtures an individual’s concentration, accuracy, sight, serenity, and patience, all qualities that I find are essential to developing strong characters,” said Major General Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi.
The ISSF General Assembly meeting occurred in Munich from December 2nd to December 3rd, 2014, and led to the reelection of the incumbent, President H.R. Olegario Vazquez Rana for a ninth consecutive term, as well as two incumbent Vice Presidents, Luciano Rossi and Gary Anderson.
“The versatility of Major General Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi is a source of inspiration to all of us and we congratulate him on behalf of entire AUE family,” said the Chairman of the Board of Trustees, H.E Muhammad Bin Bduwah Al Darmaki.