Doha, February 14 , 2019 – Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C., Qatar’s next generation bank, with the aim of promoting health and wellness among the local community, celebrated the eighth Qatar National Sport Day by organizing a Ping Pong event that was held on 11th and 12th of February, at the Doha Festival City, and also launched on the same occasion an Instagram contest.
The Ping Pong event was part of al khaliji’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program, focused on promoting an active healthy lifestyle among the larger community.
During the event, participants were cheered for by their colleagues and friends to win! At the end of each game, all winners received instant prizes. Furthermore, the Instagram contest saw a big wave of engagement, and participants in the online contest were given a chance to win the IPHONE X.
“At al khaliji we strive to support community initiatives that encourage our citizens and residents to adopt and maintain healthy lifestyles. Qatar National Sport Day is the ideal opportunity for everyone to come together and explore new ways to stay fit and active. We believe that the health and wellbeing of our employees is significant in enhancing productivity levels and ensuring the creation of a sustainable workforce. The Bank actively advocates wellness and healthy lifestyle among its employees and families through various initiatives throughout the year, in line with Qatar’s National Vision 2030 for the development of a healthy society,” said Rana al-Asaad, head of personal banking at al khaliji.
The Qatar National Sport Day aims to create awareness on the importance of sport and fitness in achieving a healthy lifestyle, which enhances a prosperous and strong society. It also provides an opportunity to spend time with colleagues, family and friends.