Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) announced the establishment of the Qatar Collegiate Sports Federation (QCSF) during a press conference held at its headquarters this Tuesday, 2 August.

The press conference was attended by the QCSF officials led by its President Dr Ibrahim Bin Saleh Al-Nuaimi, Secretary-General Rashid Saeed Adiba, Members of the Board Dr Salem Al-Naimi, Asmaa Mohammed Al-Naimi, Hamad Saleh Al Shaibah, Sheikh Khalifa bin Khaled Al Thani, Safiya Saleh Al-Sheeb, Captain Hassan Muftah Al Kuwari and Major Rashid Ali Al-Tamimi.

Dr Al-Nuaimi delivered the opening speech with a message of thanks and gratitude to HH The Amir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, for his unlimited support of the country’s amazing sports movement; to QOC President Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani and Secretary-General HE Jassim bin Rashid Al Buenain for their constant effort to uplift sports activities in Qatar and for their immense help in making the QCSF initiative a reality.

According to Dr Al-Nuaimi, their aim is to build up higher education institutions as an important player in sports at both regional and global levels. He said that their vision is to build better sports activities for students of higher education institutions in Qatar, including universities, colleges and institutes.

We are leaving no stone unturned to discover the most talented students and take our university sports to a new level of excellence locally, regionally and internationally.

He said that their key objective is to develop the sport and physical activities at higher education institutions in a way that could significantly strengthen the sports culture and encourage individuals and students to play sports day in and day out. The QCSF will also complement the sports activities organised at the primary, intermediate and secondary schools throughout the Schools Olympic Program.

Qatar National Vision 2030

Sports will continue to play a key role in Qatar National Vision 2030, as the country aspires to be a leading sports advocate by bringing the world together through sustainable sports development.

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