Prince Abdullah Bin Fahad Chairs The Saudi Delegation At The GCC Olympic Committees’ Meeting
On behalf of the Chairman of the SAOC Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, Prince Abdullah bin Fahad chaired the Saudi delegation at the thirty-third meeting of the Presidents of the Olympic Committees of the GCC in a teleconference.
The meeting was chaired by the Chairman of the Bahraini Olympic Committee, Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al-Khalifa. Sheikh Khalid extended his congratulations to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, HRH prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, and all people of Saudi Arabia on the occasion of the 91st Saudi National Day.
He also congratulated the Gulf countries that have brought honor to Gulf sport by recording several achievements at the Olympic games (Tokyo2020) which was a completion of the generous and unlimited support of the leaders of the Council. He added, Gulf sports had gone through exceptional circumstances due to Corona pandemic. Therefore, he hoped that they would move beyond this stage in view of the gradual reversing of the epidemic and the recovery phase, thus contributing to raise the level of sport.
several issues of interest to the Gulf Olympic Movement were discussed in the meeting, the most notable of which was the follow-up to the implementation of the decisions and guidance of the Supreme Council at the summit of Sultan Qaboos and Sheikh Sabah (Ola – January 2021). In addition to the adoption of the Strategy for the joint work strategy development in the Field of Sport in the GCC States according to the sports development in GCC states (2022-2028) and the international cooperation in sport.
The meeting also approved the report of the third Gulf Sports Games (Kuwait 2022) to be held from 9 to 19 January next, as well as the Secretariat’s proposal for joint Gulf organization and cooperation in the disability sport and Paralympic Games.
The meeting included Sheikha Naima Ahmed AlJaber Al – Sabah named Honorary head of Women’s Sports Committee.
On behalf of Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Faisal, Prince Abdullah bin Fahd bin Abdullah invited the Chairmen of the Gulf Olympic Committees at the next meeting of the Presidents of the Gulf Olympic Committees to be held in the Kingdom next year.