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Abu Dhabi will become the first city in the Middle East to host the Special Olympics Abu Dhabi will become the first city in the Middle East to host the Special Olympics

Etihad Supporting Special Olympics

Etihad Aviation Group reinforced its commitment to Special Olympics IX MENA Games and Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 with the launch of an employee volunteer programme.

The initiative aims to recruit 500 employee volunteers for the upcoming Special Olympics IX MENA Games in March, and a further 1,000 volunteers for the World Games 2019, both of which will take place in Abu Dhabi.

The Special Olympics IX MENA Games 2018 are set to take place between March 14 – 22.

Meanwhile, The Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 is forecast to bring more than 7,000 athletes from 170 nations to Abu Dhabi and will require 1,000 volunteers.

Tony Douglas, group CEO, Etihad, commented, “We are honoured to sponsor the Special Olympics and to provide our employees with the opportunity to support this major sporting event.”