Doha 13 Feb. 2018
Omar Alfardan, President and CEO of Alfardan Group has said that idea of the Sports Day was integrated into our CSR agenda in support of initiative taken by Emir of State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of Qatar. We constantly encourage our employees to strive for physical well being, which plays an important role in their performance on both professional and personal fronts, in line with the Human Development Pillar of the Qatar National Vision 2030.
Alfardan Group in it’s 7th annual company wide sports day had organised several recreational activities for people of all ages, ensuring a memorable experience for everyone. These included bouncy castles and game booths, further encouraging the integration of physical activities and exercise in daily routines. Over 1,500 employees from various business units took part at the Aspire Ladies Sports Hall.
Several preliminary rounds of competitions were held prior to the final rounds where teams and individuals competed in volleyball and basketball matches at the Arab International Academy. Initial round of table tennis match was held at Alfardan Gardens; football and cricket games were also part of the annual sports event.
Omar Alfardan said that Group’s management, employees and their families displayed their team spirit and sportsmanship once again at Aspire Ladies Sports Hall, encouraging us to continue hosting the event every year.”
Ali Alfardan, Vice Chairman, Alfardan Group, said ‘The event was successful in bringing together employees from different divisions and showcased their competitiveness, excellence and talent. We aim to promote awareness on the importance of physical fitness among our employees with this initiative.”
Fahad Alfardan, Board Member of Alfardan Group, said “One of the most effective ways to raise awareness on the adoption of healthy lifestyles is by engaging employees in physical activities such as sports. It is one of the top agendas of the Qatar Government, and we aim to boost this commitment and reaffirm Alfardan Group’s support for Qatar’s vision of a healthy working environment and community.”