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Sheikh Ahmad promotes sports issues with chief of Russia''s State of Duma
31/10/2012   |   01:06 PM | Kuwait News
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President of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and President of the Association of the National Olympic Committees (ANOC) Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad AL-Sabah with Russia's Chairman of the State Duma Sergey Naryshkin
President of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and President of the Association of the National Olympic Committees (ANOC) Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad AL-Sabah with Russia's Chairman of the State Duma Sergey Naryshkin
MOSCOW, Oct 31 (KUNA) -- President of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and President of the Association of the National Olympic Committees (ANOC) Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad AL-Sabah met with Russia's Chairman of the State Duma, Sergey Naryshkin, to discuss national and international sports issues.
ANOC Secretary General, Gunilla Lindberg, told KUNA on Wednesday, Naryshkin lauded Sheikh Ahmad's visit and his efforts in promoting sports and Olympics cooperation with the Russian Federation.
He also praised Sheikh Ahmad's endeavors in enhancing ANOC's performance since the latter assumed its presidency; Naryshkin stressed that Russia has expressed full readiness to improve sports in all domains to serve athletes and sportsmem.
On his part, Sheikh Ahmad praised the Russian sports and what it has to offer to ANOC to establish it as one of the well-known world sports organizations. He went on saying that ANOC is fully ready to give technical support to Russia in hosting the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Game and the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Sheihk Ahamd also met with Russia's Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko and Mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyaninm separately to tackle issues of the same nature. (end) as.nfm KUNA 311306 Oct 12NNNN
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