Date : 05 Jul 2019
Doha, Qatar, July 5, 2019: The Secretary General of the Qatar Olympic Committee, HE Jassim bin Rashid Al Buenain, met with the Secretary General of the Association of National Olympic Committees, Gunilla Lindberg, on the occasion of her visit to Doha.
During the meeting, which took place on Wednesday, July 3, they discussed plans for the inaugural ANOC World Beach Games and General Assembly/Awards to be held in Doha this October.
The QOC Secretary General highlighted the dynamic work and projects being carried out by ANOC while Sec-Gen Lindberg hailed the sports development in the state of Qatar and the role played by the QOC in promoting the Olympic movement.
The ANOC World Beach Games will take place from October 12-16 and will be followed by the ANOC General Assembly and Awards on October 17-18.
*In other news from Qatar, the QOC hosted its first meeting of 2019 between the QOC Secretary General and the Secretary Generals of national sport federations and committees at QOC HQ on Wednesday. The meeting was also attended by directors of the QOC departments.
The QOC Secretary General, HE Jassim bin Rashid Al Buenain, thanked the federations and acknowledged their efforts and cooperation in meeting the goals as per the QOC's plans and strategies.
Participants reviewed Qatar's participation in past and upcoming multi-sport games and highlighted the plans of national teams for championships including Tokyo 2020.
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