Qatar Rail marked the 12th edition of Qatar National Sport Day
15 Feb 2023News
Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail) marked, the 12th edition of Qatar National Sport Day (QNSD), with the participation of Managing Director and CEO of the company, H E Dr. Abdulla bin Abdulaziz Al Subaie. This was initiated as part of its commitment to support the efforts of the State of Qatar aimed at encouraging the individuals to adopt a healthy lifestyle.
In the marking of QNSD 2023, Qatar Rail joined the Ministry of Transport (MoT) sports event which was held in Al Sa’ad Plaza at Lusail boulevard, with the aim of raising awareness of the importance of sports and encouraging everyone to take part in sports and contribute to making it an approach to a healthy and
Qatar Rail held a padel tennis event for its staff and their families in the Padel In Qatar courts at Aspire zone. At the event qualified professional trainers helped the attendees to learn more about the game. A mini tournament was held and witnessed enthusiastic participation from the company’s staff.
As part of its preparations for the Qatar National Sport Day Qatar Rail launched the first event under the “Metro Events” series, which will be held for the public at Doha Metro stations throughout the year. This initiative comes under the company's long-term strategic plan to transform metro stations into destinations and living communities through active engagements with the public.
The event entitled 'Sport? This way!' is held at the Sport City station on the metro’s Gold Line until February 16, and is hosting a number of prominent sports clubs, such as Al Rayyan, and Al Duhail, to display their various promotional products amongst other renowned retailers offering sport accessories, telecom services, food and beverage amongst others.
During the QNSD, H E Dr. Abdulla Al Subaie received the Guinness Records certificate for the Largest Padel Championship in the World (Qatar Rail Open), which was organised from September 11 to 17, 2022 by Qatar Rail and Padel In Qatar, with a record participation of 778 players.