Sasol Qatar Country President Marjo Louw presented to H.E. Sheikh Saoud Abdulrahman Al-Thani, the Secretary General of Qatar Olympic Committee, a trophy of recognition for his efforts to advance sport in Qatar.
H.E. Sheikh Saoud thanked Sasol
and addressed the athletes by saying: "I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of you for dedicating your time and efforts for the cause of sport, and in particular for your role in changing the lives of millions of people around the world".
added: "through your role model status, and your exceptional talent, skills and abilities you have inspired a generation through high level performances and role model behavior".
"you continue to inspire new generations and contribute towards giving a chance
for millions of children and youth all over the world to practice sport and for
some of them go on to become international athletes".
concluded by saying: "we hope that you shall continue to unite us with your exceptional abilities and inspire others to take on sport and achieve their dreams".
said: "By inviting Oscar Pistorius to display his incredible sporting talent during 'run like the wind', our hope is that Sasol's
definitely able campaign can put the spotlight on people with disabilities who inspire people of all abilities to adopt an active and rewarding lifestyle".
"The underlying message of Sasol's
definitely able campaign, supported by Oscar Pistorius, is our commitment to bring about a change in people's belief in their abilities as well as in the way people think, feel and behave towards disability and to create a more tolerant and inclusive society," concluded Louw