Posted on February 14, 2017

United Development Company (UDC), one of the leading Qatari shareholding companies, celebrated Qatar National Sports Day in collaboration with the Ministry of Transport & Communications, through a series of activities held today at UDC’s flagship project, The Pearl-Qatar.

Mr. Ibrahim Jassim Al-Othman, UDC President & CEO, H.E Mr. Akbar Al-Baker, Group Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Airways, H.E Mr. Abdullah bin Nasser Turki Al-Subaey Chairman of Civil Aviation Authority along with Mr. Hussain Akbar Al Baker, Director of Marketing and Communications Department at United Development Company, participated in the day-long celebrations, in collaboration with the entities involved and their families, staff, to commemorate the National Sports Day's events. The event featured a walkathon along Porto Arabia Boardwalk and several sporting and fitness training activities in addition to a dedicated kids play area, all held in Porto Arabia, between 29 and 30 La Croisette.

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Also in Porto Arabia between 1 and 2 La Croisette, Qatar Charity hosted another walkathon and kids activities for their employees, beneficiaries and collaborators. National Sports Day translates the nation’s belief in the importance of sports, by focusing on promoting an active and healthy lifestyle and on improving sports for better bodies and more active minds. These values further fulfil the objectives set by Qatar National Vision’s human development pillar. The Pearl-Qatar’s residents and visitors were also treated to exciting incentives by the island’s retailers, to help them get active on National Sports Day. Niya Yoga in Qanat Quartier offered free yoga sessions with Gymmito and Strongbox also extending complimentary fitness classes and tryouts on the day.

With its vast open spaces, lush green areas, beachfront, in addition to its amenities, The Pearl-Qatar continues to be a preferred location for indoor and outdoor sporting activities; thus promoting an active community in and around The Pearl.