- 15 Drivers from the UAE and China will drive 15,000 kilometers along the New Silk to Xi’an, capital of China’s Shanxi Province and starting point of the ancient Silk Road.
- Team of 1% Drive Master UAE to China will participant the first ever China Travellers Festival in China (city to be confirmed), in cooperation of Emirates Travellers Festival, which is under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, UAE.
Dubai, UAE, August 26, 2018: A joint press conference on the '1% Drive Master United Arab Emirates (UAE) to China” event and the 'Chinese Travellers Festival' at the Palace Downtown Hotel, the Arabic cultural lifestyle hotel nearby Burj Khalifa, and as part of Emaar Hospitality’s The Address Hotels and Resorts.
The organizing committee of the '1% Drive Master UAE to China”, a 31-day journey by 15 Emirati and UAE-based Arab and Chinese automobile aficionados who will travel all the way from Dubai to China from September 23 to October 23, 2018, and the 'China Travellers Festival” which takes place from October 19 - 21 2018 (city to be confirmed) officially announced the two upcoming events.
At the beginning of 2016, when President Jinping Xi visited the three countries of the Middle East, he proposed that 'the world is so big, there are so many problems, the international community is looking forward to hearing China's voice, seeing China's plan, China can't be absent', and also said that 'we should carry out civilized dialogue. Advocate for mutual understanding.'
On the 'Silk Road' - this brave road, with courage and responsibility to practice the 'Belt and Road' initiative to go out, melt up, bring back, use actual actions to truly complete the dialogue of civilizations among the people on the new Silk Road Communicate with humanities. Pay tribute to civilization! Pay tribute to the great rejuvenation of Chinese culture!
The event is focused on 'civilization dialogue, cultural exchanges, and people's hearts'. After careful planning and organization, it is mainly composed of outstanding Chinese and overseas Chinese from the UAE, and four countries from the Silk Road (United Arab Emirates, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and China's friendly messengers will depart from Dubai. Start from September 23 to October 23, 2018, passing through 22 cities in the Silk Road (UAE, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan) for 31 days.
“99% of people are talking about dreams; while only 1% make them happen. We encourage people to join the 1%, to gain courage and to make the dream come true,” said by Ninghai Ma, the founder of '1% Drive Master UAE to China” and Chairman, DY Life International, Dubai. Who is also the founder of first Arab-Chinese automobile club: DY adventure automobile club. And Dubai-China equestrian club.
1% Drive Master UAE to China is the first tour ever by Chinese and Arab drivers who are residents of the UAE and who will spread the message of friendship to the Silk Road countries Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. The team drive all their way from the UAE to China along the New Silk Road, promoting the Belt and Road Initiative.
Starting from Dubai, the 15,000 kilometers long tour passes through 22 cities along the New Silk Road (UAE, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, China), which will last over 31 days.
China Travellers Festival 2018, to be held from October 19 – 21 is the first ever global travelers’ gathering in China. It will organized in co-operation with Emirates Travellers Festival which has been held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai. The Emirates Travellers Festival has been held annually since 2012. Emirates Travellers Festival took successful place in Milan earlier in 2018.
Mr. Awad Mohammed Sheikh Mujrin, Chairman of Emirates Travellers Festival, said “This will be the first gathering for global travelers in China under the name of the China Travellers Festival. This event is expected to strengthen the cultural and sportive relations between the UAE and China, especially following the historical visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to the UAE in July.”
Mr. Atiq Hassan Mubarak of Emirates Motor Sports Federation (EMSF) said “The vision and mission of the 1% Drive Master UAE to China tour is to strengthen UAE-China cultural relations, to underline the UAE’s supporting role of the Belt and Road Initiative, and to foster friendship between our two peoples.”
Mr. George Elkhazem of the Automobile & Touring Club of the UAE (ATCUAE) said “It is our honour to support in mobilizing the clubs of FIA in the silk road countries for 1% Drive Master UAE to China; and to authorize the 1% Drive Master UAE to China project to promote the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) 3500 lives road safety campaign
The team of 1% Drive Master UAE to China will support the FIA’s Road Safety Program in line with the “Save 3500 lives Everyday” campaign, authorized by the Automobile and Sports Club (ASC) of the UAE along its journey.
The organizing committee of events are the Overseas Chinese Tea Industry Development Research Foundation (Based in China), DY Life International DWC-LLC (based in Dubai); Zhongji Tourism and Cultural LLC (China). Events are supported by: Emirates Travellers Festival; Emirates Motorsports Federation (EMSF); Automobile & Touring Club of the UAE (ATCUAE), Chinese language and culture education foundation of China, Iqiyi express auto channel, Yuanjian Tourism Developing Group, Overseas Chinese Entrepreneurs Group in UAE, Multiple Events, Almost 4x4 club and Dubai-China Equestrian Club; sponsored by the palace downtown hotel and Qiaoxing Training Institute; strategic partnership with people.net; Shanyese, A fine tea with fragrance.
The attendees of the event are Mr. Awad Mohammed Sheikh Mujrin from Emirates Travelers Festival Mr. Atiq Hassan Mubarak from Emirates Motor Sports Federation; Mr. George Elkhazem from Automobile & Touring Club of the UAE (ATCUAE); Ninghai Ma from '1% Drive Master UAE to China” and 'China Traveller Festival” organizing committee.