Q-Chem Marks National Sport Day

Encourages employees to adopt active healthy lifestyle
Doha, 12 February 2020

DOHA: Qatar Chemical Company Ltd. (Q-Chem) celebrated the National Sport Day (NSD) yesterday with a range of sports activities at Al Reem Club, Mesaieed.

For the eighth consecutive year, Q-Chem and companies it operates, Ras Laffan Olefins Company Ltd (RLOC) and Q-Chem II, host an array of sports activities for employees and their families. Q-Chem companies are dedicated to this nationwide event that has placed Qatar at the forefront in promoting an active healthy lifestyle.

Nasser Jeham Al Kuwari, CEO of Q-Chem, executive management members and leadership team, joined company employees with their families to take part in an exciting array of sports activities. "We're committed to encouraging and engaging our employees in a healthy lifestyle." said Al Kuwari. He added, "Sports is an important component in maintaining employee well-being, and we support our employees and their dependents to adopt it as a daily behavior."

With a dozen indoor and outdoor activities, the Mesaieed based company organized activities that suited all ages and genders. These included football for adults and kids, aerobics for adults and female, fitness, plank challenge, obstacle games, spinning, bowling, volleyball, basketball, table tennis, lawn tennis, and squash.

The indoor multi-purpose hall was lively with volleyball, basketball, table tennis, and badminton. There was enough space in the hall to accommodate spectators who opted to enjoy and encourage others playing. Football, cycling, and children fun games were placed in open air grounds and attracted many. More activities were added this year including pull-up, Zumba, billiard, and table football.

Football witnessed a stiff competition and the Q-Chem emerged second winner among the five competing companies.

The hosting of QND raises awareness of the importance of sports and fitness in achieving a sound and healthy lifestyle. The initiative supports the company efforts to enhance its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program and contributes towards achieving Qatar National Vision 2030.