The Ministry of Commerce and Industry, led by His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Qassim Al-Thani, Minister of Commerce and Industry, organized several sports and entertainment events and activities on the occasion of Qatar National Sport Day, in cooperation with the Qatar Shooting and Archery Association, at Lusail Shooting Complex.
H.E. the Minister expressed his delight to be participating in this significant national event, noting that it reflects Qatar’s leading position, bothregionally and globally, as a destination for sports events, as evidenced by Qatar’s hosting of international sports tournaments during the past years, and its success in hosting the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
H.E. moreover stated that dedicating a national day to sports reflects the wise leadership’s belief in the role sports hold to build a healthy society. Such a society can actively contribute to the achievement of Qatar National Vision 2030 with its focus on human capability as the focus and goal of comprehensive development, H.E. added.
The activities organised by the Ministry included sports competitions in football, volleyball, archeryand physical fitness exercises, supervised byspecialised coaches. The Ministry also organized several competitions for children, including games such as climbing, bouncing, and hurdle races.
The Ministry staff also attended a number of Qatar Open Shotgun Championship competitions, organized by the Qatar Shooting and Archery Association.
The Ministry staff expressed their happiness inparticipating in the activities of the day, sharing that the competitions and sporting events contributed to a sense of unity and teamwork.
The event reflected the Ministry’s keenness to enhance awareness of the importance of sport and its prominent role in the development of society, supporting the country’s goal of developing human capacity in accordance with the Qatar National Vision 2030.