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The ceremony, which was held at the National Stadium of the Republic of Indonesia in Senayan, covered various sports activities including walkathon, soccer, table tennis and badminton.

Sharianews.com, Jakarta ~ The Embassy of the State of Qatar in Jakarta, Indonesia has celebrated today, 11th February 2020, the Qatar National Sports Day, which falls on the second Tuesday of February every year.

The event was attended by the President of the Indonesian Olympic Committee, President of the Indonesian University of Syarif Hidayatullah, and heads representatives of Diplomatic Missions of brotherly and friendly countries, embassy’s staff and employees of the Qatari companies and institutions in Indonesia, including "Indosat Ooredoo, QNB, Qatar Airways, Qatar Charity Society, Qatar Red Crescent, Al-Jazeera TV Bureau and a number of Indonesian dignitaries" .

The ceremony, which was held at the National Stadium of the Republic of Indonesia in Senayan, covered various sports activities including walkathon, soccer, table tennis and badminton.

In a speech by Her Excellency Ms. Fawziah Binti Idris Salman Al-Sulaiti, Qatar’s ambassador to the Republic of Indonesia on the occasion, she underlined the Qatari leadership’s keenness to raise the importance of sport with its moral and human values.

Her Excellency also highlighted major achievements of the State of Qatar in the field of sports throughout the year 2019 including the winning of AFC Asian Cup 2019 and the success of hosting the World Athletics Championships 2019 in Doha.

Meanwhile, the Participants at the Qatar Sports Day expressed their appreciation and commended the idea of Sports Day and praised the sporting renaissance witnessed by the State of Qatar. They also wished the State of Qatar all the success in hosting 2022 World Cup. (*)

 

Achi Hartoyo