Opening of the 13th edition of the Schools Olympic Program 2019 / 2020 at Aspire Dome
28 October 2019 – Doha, Qatar:
Earlier Sunday morning on 28th October 2019, HE Jassim Rashid Al-Buenain, Secretary General of QOC, Mr. Mohammed Khalifa Al Suwaidi, CEO of Aspire Zone Foundation, and HE Sheikh Khalifa Bin Khalid Al Thani, Chairman of the Organising Committee of the Schools Olympic Program officially opened the 13th edition of the 2019/2020 Schools Olympic Program at Aspire Dome.
On the occasion of the opening, competitive games were played featuring talented students who took part in the last year’s edition of the program.
Schools Olympic Program shares the same goals with Aspire Zone Foundation in terms of promoting the principle of sport for all, and developing sports talents at an early age.
It’s worth mentioning that Qatar is the first country in the region and one of the first countries in the world to implement such a program in its schools since its launch in 2007.
At QITCOM 2019 conference: Al Suwaidi speaking on the second day of the conference