Qatar Embassy in Colombo celebrates National Sports Day 2020


The Embassy of the State of Qatar in Colombo celebrated Qatar’s National Sports Day on 11 February 2020 at Royal College Sports Complex in Colombo, based on the vision of HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani to raise awareness on the importance of sports and its role in the life of the individuals and community as a platform for a healthy life, apart from sports being an integral part of Arab and Islamic culture and heritage.

The National Sports Day events held under the patronage of HE Jassim bin Jaber J.B Al-Sorour, Ambassador of the State of Qatar, and the participation of number of Ambassadors and Diplomats including HE Khalaf M. M. Bu Dhhair, Ambassador of the State of Kuwait, HE Zuhair Mohammad Hamdallah Zaid, Ambassador of the State of Palestine, Staff Members of the Embassy and Qatar Charity office in Colombo.

Sports activities on the occasion featured football, volleyball and table tennis.