First Lady Sajidha Mohamed emphasised the importance of involving children in sports alongside their academic pursuits. She made these remarks while speaking at the closing ceremony of the 'Nestlé Kids' Netball Fest 2023' held this evening at Henveiru Football Stadium.
Speaking at the ceremony, the First Lady highlighted the significant role sports play in the physical and mental well-being of children. She encouraged students to view athletics not only as a competitive platform, but also as a form of engaging in physical activity.
The 'Nestlé Kids' Netball Fest 2023' organized by Fiontti Sports Academy in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Sports, Fitness and Recreation, attracted over a thousand students from the schools of Male’ City. The tournament was held from November 30, 2023, to December 2, 2023.
The First Lady also spectated the final matches and presented medals to the champion team of the competition.