Qatar University Aquatic Center launches underwater version of Tamim Al Majd
11 Aug 2017 - 1:12
The Aquatic Center at Qatar University (QU) Sports Activities Department yesterday launched an underwater version of the iconic Tamim Al Majd (Glorious Tamim) billboard. The new billboard was established in the swimming pool at QU Male Water Sports Complex, in collaboration with QU Diving Club, Aspire Academy, Civil Defence, Coast and Borders Security Department, Elite Dive Academy, Freediving Association, Hamad Aquatic Centre, Internal Security Force (Lekhwiya), and Poseidon Dive Center.
QU members will be able to access the underwater Tamim Al Majd (Glorious Tamim) billboard till August 13. Professional divers will be on hand to assist them.
QU Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr Khalid Al Khanji, said: “This initiative reflects our role and social responsibility as a national university that actively interacts with the current circumstances. This new billboard will provide QU members with the opportunity to express their appreciation and loyalty to Qatar. It also reflects the country’s social solidarity and unity during the current situation.”
Manager of Sports and Recreation Activities, Asmaa Al Naemi, said: “We, at the Sports Activities Department, thought of a creative way to express our love to our beloved country and its wise leadership. We came up with the idea of launching an underwater Tamim Al Majd billboard to voice our belonging and support to His Highness the Emir and to Qatar. All QU members are encouraged to express their sincere appreciation and gratitude to our generous country.”
QU Diving Club Head and third-year student (QU College of Business and Economics) Mohammed Al Bourshid said: “This initiative reflects our solidarity and loyalty during the current situation in Qatar. I would like to express my gratitude to QU administration for welcoming and implementing the underwater billboard idea. I would also like to thank all the institutions that supported and participated in this event.”
Sport Science Program student (QU College of Arts and Sciences) Bahaa Mohammed said: “The underwater billboard reflects QU support to the country’s wise leadership. I came here today to express my appreciation and gratitude to the country that raised and educated me.”