The Qatari scouts delegation on Wednesday attended a parade during the ongoing 24th edition of the World Scout Jamboree at the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve in West Virginia in the US.
They highlighted the cultural legacy and pride of the country and displayed placards expressing patriotism and loyalty, according to the Ministry of Education and Higher Education website.
The present edition of World Scout Jambooree, held under the motto ‘Unlock a New World,’ is jointly hosted by Scouts Canada, Asociación de Scouts de México and the Boy Scouts of America. The event is attended by 55,000 Scouts and Scouting leaders from 168 countries including Qatar.
Started on July 22, the event will conclude tomorrow (August 2). The activities include parade, darts, horseback riding, swimming, climbing, scouting, kayaking and bicycle riding that help students acquire the skills of self-reliance in an environment closer to nature.
Led by the Commissioner-General of Qatar scout and Girl Guides Association, Jassim al- Hardan, the Qatari scout team participating in this global camp consists of 24 scouts and accompanied by eight leaders.