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Shura Council Speaker: National Sport Day Affirms Importance of Sports

12 February 2019



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The Shura Council celebrated the National Sport Day on Tuesday with the participation of HE Speaker of the Shura Council Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid Al Mahmoud.

The celebration this year comes in light of the historic achievement accomplished by Qatar National Football Team by winning the 2019 Asian Cup, an event that gave the celebration of the Sport Day this year a special taste and an additional sense of the importance of sport, its role and its multiple benefits.

In remarks to journalists, HE Speaker of the Shura Council Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid Al Mahmoud said that the National Sport Day, which was set by a decision of HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani in 2011, affirms the importance of sports in the lives of individuals and communities.

HE the Speaker of the Shura Council said that the State of Qatar marks the Sport day this year in light of the historic achievement accomplished by the national football team by winning the 2019 Asian Cup, which gives this great sporting event a beautiful dimension that reflects the importance of sports for the peoples and indicates that sport is no less important than other things for the communities as well.

HE the Speaker of the Shura Council added that the Shura Council is celebrating this wonderful and nice occasion to remind the society of the importance of sports and that a healthy mind resides in a healthy body.