Ashghal, QCF organise cycling event on NSD
13 Feb 2019 – 7:46
The President of Ashghal, Dr. Saad bin Ahmed Al Muhannadi (centre, wearing the white T-shirt), with top officials of UDC participating in NSD activities.
Doha: The Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ took part in the National Sport Day celebrations yesterday in the presence of Dr. Eng. Saad bin Ahmed Al-Muhannadi, Ashghal’s President, along with directors of affairs, managers and employees of Ashghal.
Ashghal, in collaboration with Qatar Cycling Federation (QCF), organized a cycling event on cycling tracks on Lusail Expressway cycling tracks, with the participation of Ashghal’s President, directors of affairs, managers and employees of Ashghal, along with Mr. Jamal Abdullateef Al Kuwari, QCF’s Secretary and a number of bike riders.
On the occasion, Eng. Saad bin Ahmad Al Muhannadi, Ashghal’s President, said that Ashghal’s National Day activities for 2019 shed light on the cycling tracks since it completed the works of hundreds of kilometers on major expressways, major and local roads aiming to ensure safety given that the cycle track are located away from vehicle lanes.
Ashghal achieved over 530 Kilometers of cycling and pedestrian tracks on expressways and local roads, bringing the total tracks length to reach over 1756 kilometers in 2018.
The Ashghal President stressed that the Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ is keen to organize various sport activities for its employees throughout the year, whether it is participating in the National Sport Day, internal tournaments that take place throughout the year or during the month of Ramadan. “Ashghal also encourages its employees to exercise regularly by providing sport halls with all sport equipment and skilled trainers.”
In cooperation with the United Development Company (UDC) and General Retirement & Social Insurance Authority, Ashghal conducted a full day of sport activities and entertainment at the Pearl’s Costa Malaz and Porto Arabia for Ashghal’s staff and visitors of all ages.
The activities involved a marathon, football and basketball games. Along with fitness activities and entertainment for children to instill the culture of sport as a lifestyle.