29 Jul 2013, Lausanne, Switzerland: The Palestinian NOC organised Olympic Day with the theme “Sport and State” on July 8, reports the IOC Weekly Highlights. Various sporting and Olympic activities were offered to the children and athletes of the West Bank and Gaza Strip. The opening ceremony was attended by FIFA President Joseph Blatter, NOC President Jibril Al Rjoub and the presidents of several national sports federations.
A huge sports march in Ramallah brought together thousands of people. The event was broadcast live on television and radio.