Saudi walkathon adventurer wraps up Qatar leg
December 28 2016 09:35 PM
Qatar - Saudi
Saudi adventurer Nasser Mohamed Al Jarallah al-Qahtani receiving a memento from a Qatari official at Souq Waqif in Doha.

Doha

Saudi adventurer Nasser Mohamed Al Jarallah al-Qahtani, who is on a mission to walk through the GCC countries, has concluded his Qatar leg, which started at Abu Samra Land Post and finished at Souq Waqif in Doha.

Al-Qahtani covered the journey over 10 morning and evening sessions. The objective is to raise awareness among GCC residents on the importance of walking and sport, in addition to encouraging them to keep the environment clean.
Al-Qahtani explained that his walking journey through the GCC region has lasted 60 days so far. He started from Al Khafji governorate in Saudi Arabia and walked to Kuwait.
The second leg was from the eastern zone province of Saudi Arabia to Bahrain. The Qatar leg was the third journey on foot.
The fourth journey will start from Al Batha crossing in Saudi Arabia to Dubai, then to Muscat, Oman. Al-Qahtani plans to end his journey at the GCC headquarters in Riyadh.
He expressed his appreciation over the pace of development in Qatar, describing it as a source of pride for the GCC people. He also noted the great investment in developing the skills and potentials of Qatari people.
Al-Qahtani thanked the Ministry of Culture and Sports and Qatar Sports Association for their support and generous reception.

Last updated: December 28 2016 09:37 PM


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