Within the National Campaign of Physical Activity, the Ministry of Health (MOH), represented by the Directorate General of Health Services of Muscat Governorate celebrated recently at Al-Athiba beach the World Walking Day, which marks on 11th of November each year.
The event was held under the patronage of Janab AL-Sayeda Mira bint Mishal AL Said in the presence of Dr. Fatima Al-Ajmi, Director General of Muscat Health Services along with number of community members.
With the participation of number of governments sectors, the event included awareness activities, as well as an exhibition related to healthy food, practicing sports, diabetes, hypertension measurements, elderly health care…etc.
The celebration was held to promote the importance of physical activity for everyone especially for the diabetics, where the studies found that 37% of the Sultanate's population have physical inactivity.
At the end, the chief guest honored the government and private sectors, the oldest man and the oldest women, as well as the youngest child participated in the event.