Qatar’s Leading Islamic Bank, QIB once again celebrated Qatar’s National Sports Day with a range of activities held on the 11th of February at the Four Seasons Hotel with the participation of its employees, and those of QInvest.
It echoed the Bank’s commitment to the objectives laid down in Qatar’s National Vision 2030, reflecting the State’s concern for the health of its community by reiterating the importance of sport as a pillar of public health for both citizens and residents In Qatar.
QIB’s Sports Day programme encompassed a multitude of physical activities, where teams participated in competitions and races. Healthy meals were also on the agenda, as well as entertaining side games.
A medical section was incorporated into the day’s activities and was hosted by an orthopaedic surgeon who gave medical advice to QIB’s staff on good posture and healthy working conditions to avoid hazards that could be caused for a number of reasons, such as sitting In the office without movement for a prolonged period of time.
The National Sports Day celebrations come pursuant to an Emiri decree in 2011 that sets the second Tuesday of February each year as a national holiday to promote a healthy lifestyle. Keen on promoting physical activities among its staff members, QIB encourages its employees to embrace exercise throughout the year in view of its importance in everyone’s lives and its rewarding effects on both body and mind.
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