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Posted On: 18 October 2019 09:34 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:05 pm

H.E. Sheikh Joaan receives prestigious ANOC award

Khadiza Begum
Khadiza Begum
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H.E. the President of the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al-Thani has received the award for Contribution to the Olympic Movement from the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC).

The award was received during a ceremony held for the ANOC Awards 2019 at the Katara Cultural Village on Thursday evening. During the ceremony, best award winners were also honored.

H.E. Sheikh Joaan thanked the ANOC and dedicated this award to the QOC great team for their great efforts.

His Excellency also thanked the employees of the QOC for their perseverance and professional performance. 'We are proud of our cadres who are working with dedication and passion for Qatar', His Excellency said while appreciating their efforts.

Earlier in the day, H.E. Sheikh Joaan had also received the ANOC Merit Award which was granted for the QOC.

The ANOC awarded the ANOC Merit Award for the QOC in recognition of its role in supporting the Olympic Movement and organizing numerous sporting events with unrivaled success.

(Source: Qatar News Agency - QNA, Cover image credit: