Posted on February 12, 2020

Qatar Finance and Business Academy and its partnership with Northumbria University celebrated National Sports Day in collaboration with College of North Atlantic Qatar (CNA-Q) with a series of sports related festivities.

The event was celebrated with a day filled with various athletic programs from 8:00AM to 1:00PM, including a fun race, gym sessions, tennis and swimming, with the participation of QFBA faculty, departmental heads, students and their families. The celebration further solidified the power of sports in building communities of different cultures and nationalities to further develop the progression of Qatar’s society.  The event witnessed the attendance of Dr. Khalid Al Horr, president of Qatar Finance and Business Academy.

The celebration of Qatar National Sports Day came into fruition of a part of QFBA and its partnership with Northumbria University’s corporate social responsibility effort to support young and talented youth to in line with the Qatar National Vision 2030, and to raise awareness to the importance of sports to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle.

On this occasion, Dr. Khalid Al Horr, president of Qatar Finance and Business Academy said: “Fitness and maintaining an active lifestyle is an integral element of our students and members of QFBA.  We are proud to have the capacity to provide high level educational and professional training opportunity and also build a well-rounded experience for our students.” In addition he commented: “We would also like to thank College of North Atlantic Qatar for this partnership and chance to host the celebration of our national sports day, in addition to Stenden University Qatar and all the students, faculty, and families that made the celebration a success. Our hope is that we begin to understand that sports play an integral role in our daily lives and can change ones overall well-being.”

Qatar Finance & Business Academy (QFBA), has been established under the auspices of Qatar Financial Centre Authority (QFCA), to build capacity in and to raise the financial services industry standards and thus support the Qatar 2030 vision of creating a modern, knowledge-based economy. We are a national organization providing Finance, Banking and Business focused international academic degree programs along with learning and development solutions for Qatar’s finance and business sectors.