Doha, February 09 (QNA) – Activities to mark Qatar’s National Sports Day in its fifth edition kicked off on Tuesday morning, in response to the Emiri decree which stated that Tuesday in the second week of February each year will be marked as National Sports Day. It is an unprecedented and unique initiative that aims to raise awareness of the importance of sport and its role in the life of communities.

The activities began with a march on the Doha Corniche, attended by dignitaries and representatives of ministries and public and private institutions, as well as many of the athletes and all segments of the society.

Sports clubs are participating in this year’s event by organizing 67 activities across the country to maximize the public participation in the National Sports Day.

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