14 Feb 2018 - 0:00
Q-Chem celebrates National Sport Day
DOHA: Q-Chem celebrated the National Sport Day (NSD) yesterday with an array of sporting activities at Al Reem Club, in Messaieed.
For the seventh consecutive year, Q-Chem companies marked the nationwide event that has placed Qatar at the forefront in promoting active healthy lifestyle in the world.
With the attendance of company leaders, hundreds of employees, along with their families turned out in one of the biggest national and company’s sport meetings.
Nasser Jeham Al Kuwari, Q-Chem CEO, was accompanied by chiefs, managers, and other key personnel. The venue was bustling with a dozen of indoor and outdoor activities that suited age, gender, and preferences of participants. These included football for adults and kids, aerobics for adults and female, fitness, plank challenge, obstacle games, spinning, bowling, volleyball, basketball, table tennis, and squash. Other activities included athletic tele-matches, obstacle race, sack race, long jump, speed bounce, as well as fitness awareness and health advices.
As part of the programme and to encourage a more competitiveness, football, volleyball, table tennis, badminton, basketball, and squash, tournaments began on January 25. The final matches were held yesterday.
“The National Sport Day is an important event in our country. This is a wonderful opportunity for us coming together through sport,” said Nasser Al Kuwari. “We, at Q-Chem, are committed to the aim of promoting sports among our employees, and educating them on ways to reduce health risks associated with an inactive lifestyle. We encourage everyone to adopt sports as an integral part of a daily routine,” he added.