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Posted On: 14 February 2019 09:54 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:03 pm

National Sport Day 2019 celebrations meets huge success

Binu Cherian
Binu Cherian
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The 8th National Sport Day saw great success and was welcomed by all those who live in Qatar from different age groups and citizens and residents who attended in large numbers the sports day activities which were scattered in all areas of the country.

In an atmosphere of unity between the leadership and the Qatari people, the events came in a dignified manner. All participants saw that the sport day reflects Qatar's commitment to achieving its National Vision 2030, to become the well-deserved sports capital in the world, especially that it will be hosting 2022 World Cup. The participants expressed their delight in joining the sport day activities which made sports a lifestyle to all Qataris and residents, which results in a productive society able to innovate.

They said that the officials' keenness to participate on sport day pushes the people to unite with the wise leadership on this occasion. All the state entities have succeeded in using their capabilities to create dignifies events that match Qatar's position. Qatar Olympic Committee was keen on encouraging federations and sports committees affiliated with it to participate in the National Sport Day and contribute to raise sports awareness. The committee underwent great preparations that turned the country into a large court that catered to all citizens and residents of all ages.

The Free Zones Authority (QFZA) along with its leadership and officials took part on the sport day, led by CEO of QFZA Lim Meng Hui and Deputy CEO of QFZA Abdulla AlMisnad. Lim Meng Hui expressed his pride for QFZA's participation on this event to support Qatar National Vision 2030. He said that by organizing this lively day for the employers, the authority encourages them to follow healthy habits and lifestyles as well as promote activity in Qatar. He added that they look forward for sports to be part of the daily program of everyone as it helps in building a strong society.

He said this occasion highlights the authority's commitment to play an important role in promoting and adopting a healthy lifestyle among the community. Abdulla Al Misnad said the wide participation on the National Sport Day shows the increasing awareness of members of the community to the importance of exercise and its positive impact on health. He said that the sport day is an important occasion to spread awareness on the importance of sports and exercise as it plays a vital role in promoting health in the society.

He added that the participation of members of the wider community in the sport activities achieves the objectives of the sport today, which contributes to the adopting healthy lifestyles and thus improving the health of the people in Qatar. He added that the State and its leadership was able to achieve what it aspires by making sport a moral concept which increases cultural and sports awareness which is able to promote the health of individuals and prevent diseases, as humans are the foundation of sustainable development. (QNA)

Source: QNA, Photo credit source: QNA