Qatar Declares National Sports Day 2024 Public Holiday

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Qatar has declared February 13 as a national holiday, marking National Sports Day 2024. This announcement was made by the Amiri Diwan, as confirmed by a message on the state-run news agency QNA.

Every year on National Sports Day, people all around the country come together to celebrate the many ways in which sports improve people's lives, from the physical and mental health advantages to the important moral and human values they represent. After Amiri Resolution No. 80 of 2011 was passed in 2011, the decision to celebrate this day every year was made in February 2012.

According to a message circulated on social media, the Amiri Diwan proclaimed Tuesday, February 13, 2024, as an official holiday in celebration of Qatar National Sports Day. This holiday falls on the second Tuesday of February each year and is recognized as an opportunity to foster a deeper appreciation for sports and its pivotal role in both individual and community well-being.

On this occasion, various ministries, government agencies, and institutions organize sporting events as part of a concerted effort to raise awareness about the importance of sports. It serves as a platform to underscore the positive impact of sports on the lives of individuals and communities alike.

The designation of National Sports Day reflects Qatar's commitment to promoting an active and healthy lifestyle among its citizens. By dedicating a day to celebrate sports and its values, Qatar aims to inspire its population to embrace physical activity and cultivate a culture of wellness.

In essence, Qatar's observance of National Sports Day is not merely a holiday but a testament to its dedication to advancing the principles of sportsmanship, health, and community engagement. Through this annual celebration, Qatar reaffirms its commitment to promoting the holistic development and well-being of its people.

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