Doha, 22nd January 2023 – Qatar Insurance Group (QIC), the leading insurer in Qatar and the MENA region joined along other partners in sponsorship of the “Doha Marathon by Ooredoo 2023” which took place on Friday, January 20th.
This year, runners were able to choose from multiple running categories including 1km, 5km, 10km, 21km, 42km making it an event that welcomed people of all ages and abilities. The course kicked off at Parade Pavilion, The Amir’s Grandstand – Al Corniche and then towards Katara, Lusail and back to Al Corniche, giving the 8,000 registered runners and spectators a view of Doha’s most iconic landmarks.
“Qatar Insurance Group believes in the positive power of sports to bring people together towards a shared purpose. That’s why we are proud to be able to lend our insurance capabilities in support of activities that align with our values, and to continue to highlight Qatar’s prominent role in the world of sports. This sponsorship comes in recognition of the important role that QIC Group occupies and plays in the Qatari society and is part of a continued effort to find and support unique initiatives and events that are in line with our corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy,” said Mr. Rashid Al-Buainain, QIC Group Acting Chief Administrative Officer.
Qatar Insurance Company Q.S.P.C. (QIC) is a publicly listed composite insurer with a consistent performance history of over 50 years and a global underwriting footprint. Founded in 1964, QIC was the first domestic insurance company in the State of Qatar. Today, QIC is the market leader in Qatar and a dominant insurer in the GCC and MENA regions. QIC is also one of the largest insurance companies in the MENA region in terms of gross written premium and total assets. It is listed on the Qatar Stock Exchange and has a market capitalization in excess of QAR 6.5 billion. QIC was crowned as the best online insurance company in the Middle East at the Global Banking & Finance Review Awards 2022.