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Posted On: 10 February 2013 12:16 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:12 pm

Qatar gears up for National Sport Day

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State of Qatar with all its sport spectrum including sport federations , clubs, government and non-government organizations, companies, community members all set to mark the second edition of the country’s National Sports Day (NSD) on Tuesday as reported by Qatar Chronicle. High rank officials , senior government personalities, Ministers and Ambassadors accredited in Qatar will all attend the kicking -off of the NSD celebrations from corniche area near the Post Office ahead to Sheraton hotel on Tuesday. The National Sport Day (NSD) is an annual sport event held on Tuesday in the second week of February. The NSD is a pioneering initiative has been legalized as national event by a Supreme Decree by the HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the Heir Apparent and the President of Qatar Olympic Committee. NSD is a national message urges all the community individuals to practice sport activities in their daily lifestyle and to consider the sport as integral part of their life. Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) is studying a series of plans to rurn the NSD into an international Carnival will bring together nations through sport and to develop the country’s sport and tourism. key government Ministries and organizations beside the private sector oranisaitons , sport clubs and federations will stage their own sport activities for nationals and residents from different age categories during the NSD . The NSD sport activities will take place at different locations across the country, including Cornish, Aspire Zone, Al-Rafe street and Barazan Olympic Park. These activities will reflect the importance of sports in our daily regular life and will have great role in providing us with health. On other hand, the Qatar Olympic Committee , the governing sport body in cooperation with LCC Fitness and Beauty Center will organise a weight- reduce Contest titled “ Be Agile” on the sideline of the prestigious National Sport Day (NSD) on Tuesday. The contest is opened for male and female from different age categories who can register for the contest on the same day of the National Sport Day celebrations at the QOC area in Corniche and the Cultural Village (Katara). The participants in the one-year long contest will be distributed into 3 groups ( male) and 3 groups (female) where the final result and winners will be announced in the third NSD next year . State of Qatar is one of few and pioneering countries across the globe allocates this prestigious National Sport Day for its nationals. QOC is doing huge effort to spread the sports, physical education and sustainable development among community in a bid to support the objectives of the Qatar national vision 2030.