Oxy Qatar will be the sponsor of playgrounds in Doha for three years
Oxy Qatar and QOC officials present at the signing ceremony
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CAIRO: Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) and Occidental Petroleum of Qatar Limited (Oxy Qatar) agreed for Oxy Qatar to be the sponsor and supporter of Al-Firjan (areas) playgrounds for three years in a meeting in Al-Wajba, Doha, today.
According to the deal, QOC will supervise Al-Firjansports facilities, whilst Oxy Qatar will provide them with technical support, maintenance, events management and marketing.
The contract was signed by both QOC assistant secretary general for technical support Khalid HamadAl-Mohannadi and Oxy Qatar president and general manager Steve Kelly, according to Qatar News Agency.
“We encourage companies to supportour local events by acknowledging the important role of sports and social activities for the Qatari society,” Mohannadisaid.“Al-Firjan playgrounds are the only outlet for Qataripeople to practice any sports.”
Steve Kelly added that, “This project will help people get engaged with sport activities that will improve their healthy conditions.”
“Al-Firjan playground project serves the goals of both Qatar Olympic Committee and Qatar sport sector strategy to achievethe Qatari Vision 2030 objectives,” Gulf times reported.
“Qatar National Vision 2030is based on three mainpillars, such ascommunity participation in sport, improving and preparing special and public sport facilities, and developing talented athletes,”according to the Ministry of Qatar Foreign Affairs website.

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