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Seventh edition of Qatar National Sport Day unveiled

The seventh edition of Qatar National Sport Day was unveiled in Qatar yesterday, in accordance with the Emiri decree No.80 of 2011, wherein the second week of February is celebrated as National Sport Day in Qatar.

This year, the Sport Day activities included various sports like swimming, cycling, tennis, football, basketball, self-defence, taekwondo, beach volleyball, water sports, and other indoor activities in clubs and sport federations.

Among the venues hosting the National Sport Day activities are Doha Corniche, Aspire Zone and Katara Cultural Village. The sport day activities involve the presence of various ministries, institutions, sports federations and companies.

The Ministry of Culture and Sports has called to abide by the conditions mentioned in the Emiri decision on the country’s sport day, so as to achieve the desired goal, and to raise awareness of importance of sport for various age groups.

During the sport Day, all the institutions in the state participate in this sport event, and the country gets transformed into a large, green playground where tens of thousands of nationals and residents from all segments of the society participate in various types of sports.

Posted on 14/2/2018

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