By Nawaf Al-Deqbasi
DOHA, Jan 26 (KUNA) -- Two Kuwaiti falconers won top places at the 12th Qatar International Falconry and Hunting Festival (Marmi), which began on January 3rd and will continue until the 30th.
Fawaz Al-Noon and Ahmad Aba Al-Qloub placed amongst the top three in the falconry competition, qualifying to the masters' category of the tournament.
Speaking to KUNA, Al-Noon, who came first and third in two categories, said that he was proud of the achievement.
He affirmed that it was important to continue the tradition to falconry in the region, saying that such competition would highlight the importance of maintaining heritage and culture.
Al-Noon compatriot, Aba Al-Qloub came in second in his respective competition.
Ten falconers qualified to the final rounds of the competition concluding next Saturday.
The 12th Qatar International Falconry and Hunting Festival saw the participation of 40 falconers. (end)