10 March 2021

CBQ, QGA tie-up popularised golf in Qatar, says Hussain

Hussain Al Abdulla at a press conference in Doha.

By Armstrong Vas

DOHA (Qatar):Commercial Bank is committed to promoting a healthy lifestyle as part of Qatar 2030 vision and wants to “support and compliment” Qatar Golf Association (QGA) in promoting the sports among the local community.

Executive General Manager and Chief Marketing Officer at Commercial Bank Qatar (CBQ) Hussain Ali Al Abdulla said the bank’s association with QGA extends for many years and “CBQ are proud to be part of the sport’s body which has promoted a sporting culture among the Qatari community”.

“Our aim is to promote the golf among the Qatari community especially the youngsters as part of our country’s 2030 vision,” said Hussain on the sidelines of a press conference on Tuesday. “We want to educate and promote the sport. We also want to support and compliment QGA’s efforts to promote golf among the Qataris.”

He also added that the CBQ’s long-term tie up with QGA has yielded results.

“I think we have been successful to a extend as a large number of crowd, which included youngsters, adults and families attended last year’s Commercial Bank Qatar Masters held at the Education City golf course which is one of the best golf course,” added Hussain.

The CBQ official was happy the way the tournament has evolved over the years.

“We are happy and proud the way the tournament has progressed and delighted that we have been able to hold another tournament,” Hussain said on the competition’s 24th edition.