Posted on March 02, 2016

Nasser Bin Khaled Holding (NBK), Qatar’s leading business conglomerate, will be the Official Car Partner for the upcoming CHI AL SHAQAB 2016 International Equestrian Competition, which will take place at Al Shaqab from 2nd to 5th March, 2016.

The announcement was marked with a signing ceremony which took place at the NBK Holding headquarters in the presence of Sheikh Nawaf Nasser Bin Khaled Chairman & CEO of NBK Holding and attended by Mr. Fahad Al Qahtani-CHI AL SHAQAB Event President, AL SHAQAB Executive Director & QF Group Executive Director Administration and Mr. Omar Al Mannai -CHI AL SHAQAB Event Director & AL SHAQAB Commercial Manager. NBK will have 75 dazzling Mercedes-Benz vehicles lined up for the star-studded event adding comfort and class to the transportation solutions for the entire competition.

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On the occasion, Sheikh Nawaf Nasser Bin Khaled said: “Under the wise leadership of HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, Qatar has been developing and progressing. The values of NBK Holding have always been deeply entrenched in Qatari society and culture. With every important phase we move further, we hold up to the National Vision 2030 before we implement.” He added, “These kinds of activities are deeply rooted to the fabrics of our culture and we are therefore extremely proud to be associated with such an event. We’re confident that this year’s edition will prove to be just as memorable and fantastic.”

This sponsorship is in-line with NBK’s effort to be a vanguard of sports in Qatar, having strongly invested to promote national sports happenings and home-grown initiatives since inception. Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Fahad Saad Al Qahtani-CHI AL SHAQAB Event President, AL SHAQAB Executive Director & QF Group Executive Director Administration said: ‘’We are delighted to have Nasser Bin Khaled Holding as the transport sponsor for the fourth edition of CHI AL SHAQAB. The prestigious event is unique in that it creates an unprecedented dynamic between business, tourism and equestrian sports.”

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“Our partnership with Nasser Bin Khaled Holding will ensure that the transport arrangements throughout this prestigious event are accomplished in a seamless manner. We look forward to having Nasser Bin Khaled Holding on board for what promises to be yet another spectacular event,” said Mr. Omar Al Mannai -CHI AL SHAQAB Event Director & AL SHAQAB Commercial Manager. The CHI AL SHAQAB is one of four world-wide yearly competitions of this kind, and the only one of its kind in Asia and the Middle East.  The world’s Top 30 riders will participate to compete during the event’s duration with an initial estimate of 200 horses in all competitions.

The event is open to the public and will also have a festival area, which will offer visitors access to a wealth of variety of food and beverages, a family entertainment zone with horse-carriage and pony rides and other fun activities for all ages.

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