It’s an innovative initiative adopted by the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, who issued the Emiri decision No. 80 for 2011 On the sixth of December 2011, the decision states that on Tuesday of the second week in the month of February each year will be the National Day of Sport. The government requires that both public and private institutions organize sports events for their employees. Thus, it will not be hard to find events to attend if you wish to be physically active.
1. Strengthening the importance of sports as an effective element in supporting the internal institutions to achieve its objectives through the creation of a healthy society.
2. Create awareness about the importance of sports and its health benefits.
3. Motivate ministries and government departments and public & private organizations to organize sports activities in this day for their employees.