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Alfardan Group promotes spirit of nationalism in celebration of Qatar National Day

Nationwide cultural and leisure activities held throughout December as part of commemoration

Alfardan Group has actively participated in the nationwide commemoration of Qatar National Day as a show of support for the government’s ongoing efforts towards making Qatar one of the world’s most innovative and pioneering countries. The historic occasion held on December 18, 2015 was marked by a wide range of cultural and leisure activities organized to celebrate the country’s dynamic evolution over the past decades. As a Silver Sponsor for this year’s celebrations, the Group significantly contributed to the festivities as a token of its unwavering allegiance to Qatar. Its support also reflects the conglomerate’s steadfast commitment to complement the vision of the country’s wise leadership.

National Day, also known as Founder’s Day, provides a platform for citizens and residents of Qatar to join together in observance of their rich tradition and unified identity. Hussain Alfardan, Chairman of Alfardan Group, attended the festivities at the Corniche which was the main venue of the celebrations. The exciting roster of activities, including the popular Darb El Saai and other events staged ahead of the National Day, was open to the public and highlighted different aspects of the country’s multi-faceted cultural and social dimensions.

The highly-anticipated parade of the country’s Armed Forces, Emiri Guards, and Internal Security Force was accompanied by music performed by a live band. The parade was followed by an aerial and sea show from the Air Force and Navy.Also, as part of the celebrations, Mr. Omar Alfardan, President and CEO of Alfardan Group, was awarded a trophy and a certificate of appreciation by HE Salah bin Ghanem bin Nasser Al Ali, Minister of Youth and Sports, and Head of National Day Celebration Committee, during a special event held on the 15th of December at Darb El Saai. The event was organized by the Committee to commend the sponsors for their invaluable role and unwavering support for the National Day celebrations.

On this occasion, Hussain Alfardan, Chairman of Alfardan Group, said, “It is an honor to be part of this truly momentous event. This is a proud day for Qatar as we stand together with the wise leaders who have established this country as the dynamic economic powerhouse that it is today. The National Day commemorates all that the nation has accomplished while looking to the future milestones that the country is set to achieve in the coming years. We would also like to extend our greetings and congratulations to H.H. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar, whose influence greatly contributed to the prosperity of the country. We remain steadfast in our commitment to fully support the directives of the country’s wise leadership.”

In addition, Omar Alfardan, President and CEO of Alfardan Group, added, “The National Day is a significant cultural event that provides a platform for the people of Qatar to gather and celebrate the social and economic progress that the country has established following the directives of H.H. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar. We are dedicated to developing business strategies that will complement the leadership’s vision to reinforce the country’s position as one the most advanced in the region.”

Alfardan Group’s corporate social responsibility programs reflect the high priority it confers to the welfare of Qatari society. National Day is an excellent opportunity for the company to express its dedication to national values as it is an important social event not only for local citizens but for expatriates living in Qatar as well; as it reaffirms the country’s continuous efforts towards enhancing the quality of life of all its residents.