Celebrating the National Sport Day, AFG College with the University of
Aberdeen in collaboration with NBK Holding and Al Waab City organised a
Fun Run at Al Ghariya Street in Al Waab area.
Attended by Dr Sheikha Aisha bint Faleh al-Thani, founder and chief executive officer of Al Faleh Educational Holding; Sheikh Nawaf bin Nasser al-Thani, chairman and CEO NBK Holding; Sheikh Nasser bin Nawaf al-Thani, second deputy CEO of NBK Holding; Brian Buckley principal of AFG College with the University of Aberdeen and senior representatives of the sponsors and supporting companies, the event attracted huge crowds of different ages including students, employees and their families.
The proceeds generated from this event were donated to Education Above All. Sheikha Aisha presented the cheque to Jawaher Kafoud, representative of the non-profit organisation which supports education of children in different parts of the world.
Dr Sheikha Aisha said, “The National Sport Day is a celebration of our nation’s commitment to fitness and a healthy lifestyle. AFG College with the University of Aberdeen as well as Doha Academy staff and students celebrated the National Sport Day alongside our partners NBK Holding, Al Waab City and the rest of our sponsors. It is great to see that 300 enthusiasts applied to participate in the first Fun Run and other sports activities. We have a great role model in His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani.”
Sheikh Nawaf commented, “NBK Holding and its subsidiaries are proud to be part of the National Sport Day. This reiterates our commitment towards our community and our wise leadership who allocated a special day for sport. We will continue our support to all similar initiatives which enhances the health of our community and promotes a healthy and sporty lifestyle.”
The Fun Run event, offered a range of added attractions, including, children’s games, the Harley Davidson Qatar Chapter motorbike convoy, a display of new Mercedes-Benz and Mitsubishi vehicles as well as other family activities.
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