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February 7, 2017

QCDC Sponsors Over 600 Hours of Workouts

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February is the month when Qatar celebrates National Sport Day, and a time when institutions, government agencies and private companies host a range of exciting sports activities designed to inspire the entire community to exercise, as well as adopt healthy lifestyles.
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As part of its commitment to promote a sports-loving culture among its employees, Qatar Career Development Center (QCDC), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), has set aside one work-hour every Tuesday for staff to exercise. And employees are encouraged to make use of QF’s recreation facilities.

Commenting on the initiative, Mr. Abdullah Al-Mansoori, Director of QCDC, said: “Good health is the most precious of all possessions. It is an essential part of our mission to pursue excellence in career development, possible only within a healthy society. Our National Sport Day initiative aims to encourage all QCDC employees to exercise at least one hour a week in line with QF’s commitment to help build a sports-loving culture in Qatar and encourage communities to live healthy, active lifestyles.”
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QCDC launched the initiative on National Sport Day 2016 as it believes professional development begins with the preservation of its most important asset, its people. By dedicating one work-hour a week to exercise, the center is helping to support the health and wellbeing of its staff.

QCDC has now dedicated more than 600 work-hours to fitness, a number that is expected to rise as National Sport Day approaches.

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