KUWAIT, July 28 (KUNA) -- Chairman of the Association of the National
Olympics Committees (ANOC) Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah has met with Spain's
Heir Apparent Prince Felipe on sidelines of the international swimming
tournament hosted by Barcelona.
Talks between the two sides dealt with issues of common interest, said
Hussein Al-Mislem, the first deputy chairman of the International Swimming
Federation in a statement to KUNA by telephone from Barcelona.
Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad, during the meeting with Prince Felipe, praised
Spain's increasing interest in the sector of sports and youth, namely its
hosting of many international championships, noting Madrid's candidacy to host
the 2020 Olympic games.
Moreover, he discussed with the Heir Apparent means of boosting cooperation
between ANOC and Madrid for service of youth affairs and international Olympic
Al-Miselm, also the Director-General of Olympic Council of Asia, said the
Crown Prince thanked Sheikh Ahmad for attending the swimming championship
noting his keenness on following up on diverse international sports activities.
Sheikh Ahmad arrived in Barcelona yesterday to attend the tournament. (end)
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