Sheikh Saoud Bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, Chairman of the Pan-Arab Games Organising Committee and Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Bin Saud Al-Thani, Chairman of Qtel
The Pan-Arab Games Organizing Committee today announced the signing of a Diamond category sponsorship contract with Qtel.
The contract was signed by H.E. Sheikh Saoud Bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, Qatar Olympic Committee Secretary General & Chairman of the Pan Arab Games Organising Committee and H.E. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Bin Saud Al-Thani, Chairman of Qtel, on behalf of Qtel.
This will be the 12th Pan-Arab Games. The multi-sport event is organised by the Union of Arab National Olympic Committees. The first Games took place in 1953 in Alexandria, Egypt, with the intent to be held every four years. The Pan-Arab Games feature athletes competing in some 36 sports.
H.E. Sheikh Saoud Bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, Qatar Olympic Committee Secretary General & Chairman of the Pan-Arab Games Organising Committee said “The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) and Qtel have a prestigious and long- standing relationship fostered over several international events. It is a privilege to collaborate again together on the Pan-Arab Games 2011, a unifying institution through excellence in sports for the Arab-speaking world. Our aim is to raise the bar high and spotlight the region as a whole to the sports world and beyond. We’re proud to be paired again with Qtel, a Qatari brand that is synonymous with the high levels of service and excellence we will achieve by hosting this event,”
H.E. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Bin Saud Al-Thani, Chairman of Qtel, said: “Qatar continues to make a name for itself as an international hub for sport, which is a source of pride for the whole country. At Qtel, we have a history of supporting key events that speak to the people of Qatar and beyond about the health and community benefits of sport. The Pan Arab Games promise to fuel a sense of engagement for everyone in Qatar, and we’re extremely pleased to be playing a lead role in bringing this about.”
The sponsorship signing ceremony was attended by Khaled Hamad Al Mohannadi, Pan-Arab Games Executive Director, Abdulrahman Mosallam Al Dosari, Pan-Arab Games Marketing Director, and Abdulla Al Mulla, Media and Broadcasting Director and Spokesman, Pan-Arab Games 2011.