QIC celebrates National Sports Day with pomp and grandeur
Qatar Insurance Company, (QIC), Qatar’s flagship insurer lined up a number of exciting sports and recreational activities such as Basketball, Table Tennis, Martial Arts amongst others to celebrate National Sports Day with its employees and their families. The event, which was organized on 9th February at the QIC Headquarters in West Bay started with warm up and stretch exercises and then saw a large number of participants complete a circuit of run around the QIC Building.
To add an element of excitement to the National Sports Day celebrations, Prabu Mathivanan, an employee of QIC enthralled the audience by a riveting Martial Arts performance. Many employees also played Basketball and Table Tennis and tried their luck at the Penalty Shot.
“Over the years, QIC has seen a steady spike in the number of participants in what is celebrated as the largest sports festival in the country, the Qatar National Sports Day. It is indeed encouraging to see employees come together in large numbers to share their common commitment towards themselves and towards promoting a culture of wellness and fitness through sports,” said Mr. Salem Al Mannai, Deputy Group President & CEO of QIC- MENA region. He further added, “As a responsible employer, we want our employees to make positive and healthy choices. By arranging inspiring, exciting and engaging activities on National Sports Day, we not only want to encourage them to participate but also want them to meet their fitness goals”.
To ensure its appeal to all its employees, QIC focused on organizing activities that were suitable for people of all ages and levels of fitness. Bearing in mind the preferences of the most important segment of the community, the children, a diverse range of activities such as Tug of War, Mini Basketball, Funny Boxing, Fish Hunting, Bouncy Castle, Slide and Electric Bull were organized that kept the little ones thoroughly engaged and entertained throughout the day.
Besides promoting physical activity through exercise and making the right behavioral choices, Qatar National Sports Day also emphasizes on the significant role in supporting the health and wellbeing of communities and building a healthier nation.