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QFB to host series of events in support of Qatar fifth national sports day

Employee families invited to compete in Family Sports Day Event at Aspire Park

Qatar First Bank (QFB), is an the independent Shari’ah compliant private authorised and regulated by QFC Regulatory Authority. QFB, dedicated to providing bespoke financial services and investment opportunities to High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI), corporate and institutional investors today announced the launch of “QFB Fit-Feb” a month long corporate wellness programme that includes a series of initiatives to mark Qatar’s fifth National Sports Day.

“QFB Fit-Feb” which will run during the month of February aims to encourage staff to adopt a healthy and active lifestyle and to reinforce the benefits such a lifestyle can bring to employees’ productivity and efficiency. Awareness will be raised through a series of daily health tips and seminars.

As part of the QFB Fit-Feb program, the bank will organize a family Sports Day, on 9th February at Aspire Park, for QFB employees and their families. This is an opportunity for all families to come together and participate in various sport competitions including a rowing competition, mini football tournament and many more.

Mr Ziad Makkawi, QFB’s Chief Executive Officer, added: “QFB Fit-Feb program is aimed at raising the employee’s awareness about the importance of embracing a healthy and active lifestyle. Studies have proven that regular exercise can improve mental performance and time management skills leading to a more efficient and productive workforce. We applaud Qatar’s initiatives in integrating wellbeing as a pillar of its National Vision 2030 and dedicating a day to raise the awareness of the nation on the importance of adopting a well-balanced lifestyle.”

Qatar’s National Sports Day is held annually on the second Tuesday of February, with the main objective of promoting a healthy lifestyle among the community. Private and public organizations throughout Qatar organize events to encourage the population regardless of their age or fitness levels involved in a competition or activity.