Doha, July 22 (QNA) – Secretary-General of Qatar Olympic Committee HE Sheikh Saoud bin Abdurrahman al-Thani and his accompanying delegation headed to London Sunday noon to attend the London 2012 Olympic Games.
The event will officially be inaugurated Friday and will run till August 12th.
HE Sheikh Saud bin Abdurrahman Al-Thani expressed thanks and appreciation to HH the Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, HH the Heir Apparent and Qatar Olympic Committee President Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani for their support to Qatar’s sports generally and for the Qatari participation in London’s Olympics’ particularly.
Before leaving for London, HE Sheikh Saoud said the Qatari participation in the Olympics will motivate the Qatari delegation to reflect Qatar’s brilliant image and give a reputable representation of Qatar.
He added the participation at the London 2012 Olympics stems from the committee’s commitment to appear at different international events.
HE the Secretary-General of the Qatar Olympic Committee also congratulated Qatari athletes who have excelled over their competitors from other countries and thus qualified for the London 2012 Olympics. (QNA)