Under the patronage of HRH Prince Feisal Al Hussein, President of the Jordan Olympic Committee, Jordan celebrated Olympic Day with a number of events that promoted sport and healthy activity.
A mass participation 1,600m Fun Run was organised and the JOC used the occasion to promote next month’s Asian Games taking place in Indonesia.
The day was attended by Minister of Youth, HE Makram Al Qaisi; Indonesian Ambassador, Any Rachmianto, Director of Sports Events at the Olympic Council of Asia, Haider Firman; JOC Secretary General, Nasser Majali; Generations for Peace President, Dr Mohanned Arabiat; as well as huge participation from the general public.
The celebrations included a show from the Gendarme band, and a performance of Indonesian Folklore Dance.
A number of sports activities were also held.
“We are happy to be supporting Jordan in celebrating their Olympic Day,” said Firman.
“The OCA wants to promote the upcoming Asian Games so it was nice to see the excitement building here in Jordan.”