In the latest of our exclusive interview series with His Excellency Saeed Hareb, the Secretary General of the Dubai Sports Council talks to Sport Industry Insider about the preservation of traditional UAE sports.

The DSC chief discusses the growth in popularity of Dhow Racing, as well as other heritage sports, and explains how sport in Hatta will get a significant boost in the coming years.

And for more from Saeed Hareb, watch our previous videos, in which he discusses playing football with George Best, why the Dubai Fitness Challenge is worth investing in and how the Dubai Sports Council is continuing to develop sports tourism in the emirate.