Doha – MENA Herald: Alfardan Group has collaborated with Alfardan Hospitality, Marsa Malaz Kempinski at The Pearl – Doha, Al Gassar Elite and Qatar Charity in organizing a health lecture given by bestselling author Dr. Raymond Francis on May 24, 2016 at the Marsa Malaz Kempinski Venezia Ballroom. Dr. Francis’ talk gathered Alfardan Group employees along with their families and touched on key health issues. The event falls within Alfardan Group’s active Corporate Social Responsibility efforts aimed at promoting positive lifestyle choices among its personnel.

Dr. Francis is a world-class speaker and celebrated author who has released five best-selling books on health and wellness in the US. As a cancer survivor, he shares valuable insights on prevailing issues impacting physical well-being, how he was able to overcome a deadly disease, and why people should adopt his holistic philosophy in conferences all over the US, Germany, Switzerland, Greece, Egypt, Canada, Fiji, Qatar, the UAE, and Mexico.

Omar Alfardan President and CEO, Alfardan Group, said: “It was an honor to gain such valuable knowledge from the visit of Dr. Raymond Francis who shared his wisdom on overall health and wellness. We believe that this lecture is valuable and we have organized it in an effort to provide our employees and their families with relevant and modern guidelines on lifestyle choices. We at Alfardan Group are committed to promoting the well-being of our employees, their families, and the community at large. This is an important aspect of our CSR program which is a vital part of our corporate principles, founded on family values. We are eager to continue our work in helping realize the advancement of society.”

The lecture is part of Alfardan Group’s various CSR initiatives and programs many of which are in partnership with leading charity organizations within the region. The Group’s active efforts to support community agendas reflect its commitment towards meeting the objectives set forth by Qatar National Vision 2030.

The event was organized at the Marsa Malaz Kempinski Hotel, The Pearl – Doha, which is one of Alfardan Group’s leading luxury hotels characterized by striking European architecture and unparalleled services. Located in its own island in The Pearl, Doha, the hotel is the ideal venue for major conferences and other special events.

Qatar Charity, a main partner is the event, has been responsible for a number of effective charity programs across the country. It shares Alfardan Group’s mission of promoting the overall well-being of the public.