The government cares a great deal for sports. It set Tuesday in the second week of February every year as the National Sports Day, in which everyone is encouraged to exercise. National Sports Day is a national holiday, in which all ministries, other government departments and public authorities and their affiliated organs, alongside with all entities operating in the country including the private sector establishments organize sports activities and exercises for their employees compatible with their conditions and ages with a view to spread the awareness of the significance of sports and their role in the well being of individuals and societies.
Qatar Olympic Committee
Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) is responsible for the administrative and technical supervision of the national sports federations and institutions. There are 24 sports federations and assemblies along with 10 first-class sports clubs and 6 second-class clubs, to which all QOC provides both human and financial capabilities so that they can fulfill their missions. QOC also supervises the Girl Sports Committee.
There are one hundred and fifty (150) sports facilities in Qatari, most prominently: