His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani participated along with citizens and residents in the activities of National Sport Day yesterday.
The Emir participated in the National Sport Day by cycling at the towers area and Doha Corniche to encourage people to practice different kinds of sports activities for health and fitness.
Separately, His Highness the Father Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani also participated in Qatar National Sport Day activities.
The Father Emir walked in the front yard of Emiri Diwan yesterday morning.
He also watched a performance by camels and pure Arabian horses.
His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Khalifa al-Thani, HE Sheikh Jassim bin Khalifa al-Thani and several Sheikhs and ministers also participated along with the Father Emir.
Meanwhile, HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani participated in the country’s celebration of the National Sport Day, which was organised by the Ministry of Interior, represented by the Police Sports Federation, at Qatar Sports Club.
A delegation from Kuwait led by Kuwait Police Sport Federation President, Major General Abdullah Youssef al-Mehanna, attended the event along with Oliver Stolpe, senior programme officer at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, and a number of senior officials and officers from the Ministry of Interior.
The Prime Minister and Interior Minister, in his capacity as Lekhwiya force commander, also participated with the force’s personnel in their National Sport Day celebration, which was held at the Lekhwiya grounds in the presence of nearly 3,000 military and civilian members of the force.
In addition, the Prime Minister and Interior Minister took part in some events organised by the national institutions for people with disabilities at Al Duhail Club and Al Sadd Club.
Meanwhile, the Advisory Council celebrated National Sport Day with the participation of HE the Speaker Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud.
The activities started with the gathering of the members and employees of the Council in front of its building. The participants then proceeded in a march which embodied the goals and meanings that Sport Day aims for.
The celebration concluded with a variety of sporting activities where the Council staff took part in.
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