It is every athlete's dream to represent their nation and I hope that I am able to inspire more young Qataris to fulfil their dreams in the future and make our country proud." The flag relay will celebrate Qatar's national flag, Al Adaam
, to reflect the shared patriotism, pride and unity of Team Qatar.
Sports fans will be able to participate in the Youth Company's various sports activities, traditional games and popular competitions while car enthusiasts will get the chance to join Al Nahdi Group's cars decoration contest, watch Al Adaam
Team for Motorbikes decorated with Qatari flags or a classic cars exhibition.
The committee will also organise a recreation trip for players and the administrative and technical staff to Qatar Olympic Committee's Adaam
camp in Sealine.
Qatar Olympic Committee president HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al-Thani, Minister of Culture and Sport HE Salah bin Ghanem bin Nasser al-Ali, Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad al-Thani, rallying and shooting star Nasser Saleh al-Attiyah, high jump sensation Mutaz Barshim among others at Al Adaam
national flag raising ceremony at Darb Al Saai, marking the conclusion of the Team Qatar flag relay in celebration of Qatar National Day 2017.
Katara also welcomed the 'Al Adaam' tour as it stopped for its third station at the village, which began from Sealine beach at 7am and passed by Qatar's popular landmarks.
Katara general manager Dr Khalid bin Ibrahim al-Sulaiti received 'Al Adaam' from world archery champion Abdelaziz Saleh al-Attiyah.
The caf's menu will include customised 'Cream Puffs' called 'Al Adaam
', which have been prepared specially to celebrate National Day with a design inspired by Qatar's national flag.
literally means 'maroon' and dates back to the ancient times when the Al Khor islands produced a reddish shellfish dye, which dried out in the scorching desert heat and turned maroon.