Doha, HE Minister of Culture and Sports Salah bin Ghanim al-Ali said that the State of Qatar has succeeded in establishing a unique date for community sport by making the National Sport Day (NSD) as pioneer and unique event to renew the society dash towards attention of body safety as part of human safety, and in furtherance of a set of community values ??that sports have been working to realize .
HE the Minister said in a statement today that the National Sport Day (NSD) , which State celebrates on Tuesday, has become from year to year as symbolically date awaited by all members of the society, not constrained by the competitive games, but as a practice and open event to all categories of community including youngsters, youth, old men and women. The second Tuesday of February each year has become a chance to express the extent of community involvement in the sports as a noble message, HE the Minister noted.
HE the Minister of Culture and Sports said the Sport Day comes this year and the society has reinforced its cumulative experience in the celebrating the sport through practice in various places, which is also witnessing women increased participation as half of the society with distinctive addition in nurturing and educating coming generations on sporting values that reflect loving, exchange of cooperation and social cohesion. The Sports Day, HE the Minister said, contributes in the introduction of joy and happiness as funny and useful event , having its positive impact on the general culture of the community.
HE the Minister added that all the sports facilities are now available for all so that everyone can take advantage of them within the framework of a wide community service that reflects the State's interest in sports and its awareness of its role in spreading the noble values, and maintaining physical and mental health of the community. The Sports Day features diversity of sports activities and not confined to competitive sports but to achieve the desired balance including various kinds of sports practiced happily by the society in an endeavor towards brotherhood and rapprochement to express affiliation to the homeland, HE the Minister noted .
Concluding, HE the Minister highlighted the Sports Day as part general message of sport, which is a continuous expression of society's awareness of its role in bodies and minds building through the sublime values spread by sports, that reflects its originality and its aspiration for a better future.
Source: Qatar News Agency