QP, ExxonMobil and Nakilat to hold joint activities for National Sports Day 2013
- Qatar: Tuesday, February 12 - 2013 at 10:26
- PRESS RELEASE
Qatar Petroleum (QP), ExxonMobil Qatar and Qatar Gas Transport Company Ltd. (Nakilat) will jointly hold a wide range of activities today to mark this year's celebration of Qatar's National Sports Day.
To make the event highly entertaining to children, various fun-filled activities for kids will also be organized. Additionally, face painting and henna tattoo will be available to all participants throughout the day at both venues.
The National Sports Day activities of QP, ExxonMobil Qatar and Nakilat will be attended by His Excellency Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al-Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry and Chairman & Managing Director of QP; Mr. Bart Cahir, President and General Manager of ExxonMobil Qatar Inc.; and Mr. Muhammad Ghannam, Managing Director of Nakilat.
"We are glad to extend our strong support to this pioneering initiative of His Highness the Heir Apparent Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, declaring every second Tuesday of February as Qatar's National Sports Day," said H.E. Dr. Al-Sada. "This annual event not only contributes significantly in further promoting sports development in the country but also effectively highlights the valuable health benefits of leading an active lifestyle."
"At ExxonMobil, we see National Sports Day as a way of further embedding sporting values into the nation's culture and inspiring its people to participate in sports activities in a way that ultimately builds awareness about the health benefits of regular activity," said Bart Cahir, President and General Manager of ExxonMobil Qatar Inc. "We are also excited to join with Qatar Petroleum and Nakilat in providing our employees the opportunity to enjoy the camaraderie of others, a noble objective in a country that so values sportsmanship."
Mr. Muhammad Ghannam, Managing Director of Nakilat, said: "By highlighting the importance of sports with this annual holiday, Qatar is setting an example that the rest of the world would be wise to follow. National Sports Day is the perfect occasion for our employees to boost their participation in sporting activities and to better understand the vital role that physical exercise plays in a healthy lifestyle. We would like to thank Qatar Petroleum for inviting us to participate as a co-host at this excellent National Sports Day event."
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