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Posted On: 29 January 2012 12:31 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:11 pm

QOC to brief Media on National Sports Day

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DOHA, 29 January 2012 – Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) is organisng a press conference about the upcoming Qatar’s National Sports Day (Tuesday 14/02/2012) at Headquarters on Sunday. His Excellency, Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, Secretary-General of QOC beside senior officials from the governing sport body , other sport institutions and media representatives will attend the function. At Sunday’s meeting, the speakers will discuss Qatar’s vision for allocating the National Sports Day as a significant factor to help domestic institutions achieving their goals by creating a healthy community at both physical and psychological levels. The conference will also focus on a range of topics related with the QOC’s strategy to promote sports , physical education and sustainable development inside the community , that in compliance with the Qatar’s 2030 vision. Sunday’s conference will also review the QOC’s preparation and arrangements for this day to ensure the participation of all community members ( nationals and residents) in this prestigious National Sports Day. QOC have previously addressed all sport clubs and federations across the country to open the gates of their facilities for all community individuals on Tuesday 14/02/2012 to allow them practicing sport and gain further knowledge on sport culture. National Sports Day is a pioneer initiative adopted by HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the Deputy Emir and Heir Apparent who issued the Emiri Decree No. 80 for the year 2011 on 06 December 2011, concerning the State ’s National Sports Day. the Decree states that Tuesday in the second week of February each year will be the State ’s National Sports Day. QOC