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Qatar’s diplomatic missions abroad mark Sport Day in style

QNA
Doha
QATAR’S diplomatic, consular and representative missions abroad organised various sporting events on the occasion of National Sport Day amid great participation and interest.
In Canberra, Australia, the embassy’s activities were attended by Qatar’s Ambassador to Australia HE Saad bin Abdullah al Mahmoud as well as diplomatic and administrative staff. The events included sports competitions and indoor lounge exercises.
In Cairo, the Permanent Delegation of Qatar to the Arab League held sports activities in the presence of the Deputy Permanent Representative to the Arab League Ambassador HE Hassan al Mutawa, members of the mission and the staff members of the delegation.
Mutawa said that Sport Day is an important annual event for all Qataris as sports is one of the most important pillars of the National Vision 2030. He added that the field of sports is witnessing a major renaissance in Qatar as the country prepares to host World Cup 2022.
In Singapore, the Embassy of Qatar held several sports activities attended by Ambassador of Qatar HE Saoud Jassim al Jufairi and other embassy staff.
In Sofia, the Embassy of Qatar held walking, running and other sports competitions attended by Qatar’s Ambassador to Bulgaria HE Rashid bin Ali Al Khater and embassy staff.
In his speech on this occasion, the ambassador stressed the need for making sports an integral part of daily life.
In Dushanbe, the Embassy of Qatar organised various sports competitions attended by the
Ambassador of Qatar to Tajikistan HE Ibrahim bin Mohammed al Abdullah, the embassy staff and a number of professors and students of Tajik universities.
In Colombo, the Embassy of Qatar hosted an array of sporting activities such as football, volleyball and tennis in which Qatar’s Ambassador to Sri Lanka HE Jassim bin Jabor Jassim al Suroor, a number of heads of Arab and foreign diplomatic missions accredited to Sri Lanka, embassy staff, and the officials of Qatar Charity office in Colombo took part.
In Panama, the Embassy of Qatar held several sports competitions with the participation of a number of ambassadors and members of the diplomatic corps accredited to the Republic of Panama.
In Tbilisi, Georgia, the Embassy of Qatar organised a number of sporting events.
Similarly in Manila, Philippines, the Embassy of Qatar held several sporting activities with the participation of Acting Charge d’affaires Ali bin Abdullah al Abdullah and the staff of the Embassy. The events included football, volleyball, basketball, tennis and badminton, as well as some recreational competitions.
In Naypyidaw (Myanmar), the Embassy of Qatar organised an array of sports activities in which the Acting Charge d’affaires Mansour bin Mubarak al Khayarin took part. The events included tennis and walking sports.
In Mumbai, India, the Consulate General of Qatar celebrated Sport Day with the participation of the Counsul General Saif bin Ali al Mohannadi, members of the mission, some heads of Arab and foreign missions, chief protocol officer of the government of Maharashtra, national companies operating in Mumbai, youth of the OSCAR Foundation, and Street Football India.
The programme included a number of sports activities, including football.

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