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Doha 2016 Unveils Youth Ambassador Programme

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The Doha 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games bid committee has unveiled its Youth Ambassador Programme aimed at schools in Doha, according to Qatar publications.

At a press conference in Doha, Dr. Saif Ali Al Hajari, Environment Director of Doha 2016 said, “we at Doha 2016 bid committee call upon students from various schools in Doha to be 2016 Doha Olympics bid ambassadors.

“As part of the program we invited schools in Qatar to select three students to be our ambassadors. They would act as promoting our bid for 2016 Olympics. They can highlight the role of Qatar and help build awareness about 2016 Olympics”.

He added that about 500 schools in Qatar would be invited to send their students, including schools for special needs.

The bid committee has already selected four students from different schools and the rest will be selected by March 3, and all of them will undergo special orientation sessions in the coming months.

Al Hajari said “students who can speak more than one language, drawn from different nationalities will serve as official bid representatives. These students will be trained here in Doha and if the need arises we will send them abroad for further training”.

Speaking about the program Hassan Ali bin Ali, Chairman of Doha 2016 said, “leveraging our youth through the Youth Ambassadors Programme will enable us to unleash the power of the Olympic Movement and sport to create understanding, hope and change that could unit the entire region with the rest of the world”. Write or read comments about this article

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