Doha, Qatar 13 February 2019

Qatari Diar, in partnership with Katara Hospitality, organized the 2019 National Sports Day activities, at the Crescent Park in Lusail City.

This year, the company organized many sports activities that support the concept of sport as a healthy lifestyle. This is in line with HH Emir’s directives, and Qatar Vision 2030. These activities include football, volleyball, basketball and a variety of special events for children.

Eng. Abdullah bin Hamad Al Attiyah, CEO of Qatari Diar, stressed the enthusiasm of the company to participate every year in the National Sports Day activities. Since the issuance of Emiri Decree No. 80 of 2011 (Declaration of the National Sports Day), Qatari Diar as a company is keen to organize different sports events for their employees and associates.

He stressed that spreading the awareness of the importance of sport as a lifestyle, not only held by Qatari Diar in the sports day, it’s a defining factor in its planning for sustainable projects. The most important example of this is the City of Lusail, where the annual events are held. The Marina, which spans 4.2 square kilometers, provides more than 142,000 square meters of Promenades, along with Bicycle paths and many parks dotted around the city , to raise awareness and importance of sports throughout the year.

Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company

Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company was established in 2005 as a member of the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), with the aim of supporting the growing Qatari economy and implementing real estate development projects inside and outside Qatar. Qatari Diar started its first project by establishing Lusail City, north of Doha, in December 2005, as the world’s largest city built according to sustainability standards.

Qatari Diar’s capital has reached $ 8 billion, with more than 60 projects under development in Qatar and in 24 countries around the world, with investments estimated at more than $ 35 billion.

Qatari Diar has established itself as one of the most credible and respected real estate companies in the world, as a result of its commitment to communities in which it’s located, by improving the quality of life and maintaining quality and sustainability standards.

About Katara Hospitality

Katara Hospitality is a global hotel owner, developer and operator, based in Qatar. With more than 50 years’ experience in the industry, Katara Hospitality actively pursues its strategic expansion plans by investing in peerless hotels in Qatar while growing its collection of iconic properties in key international markets.

As the country’s flagship hospitality organisation, Katara Hospitality supports Qatar’s long-term economic vision. Katara Hospitality currently owns properties spread across three continents in Qatar, Egypt, Morocco, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Singapore, Thailand and United Sates of America. While it partners with some of the finest hotel management companies, Katara Hospitality operates owned and non-owned hotels through its standalone operating arm, Murwab Hotel Group. Katara Hospitality has gained global recognition for the contributions it has made to the Qatari and international hospitality landscape.