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Martial arts flavour to Olympic Day celebrations in Palestine

Date : 23 Jul 2019

Nablus, Palestine, July 23, 2019: The National Olympic Committee of Palestine celebrated Olympic Day 2019 earlier this month with a number of martial arts presentations at the College of Sports at An-Najah National University in Nablus.

Aikido, Taekwondo and Karate were three of the sports enthusiastically presented to the audience by students at the College of Sports.

In his speech, the Dean of Student Affairs, Musa Abu Dayyeh, stressed the university sought the continuous cooperation of the various sports federations and institutions of society to provide programmes and activities that contribute to the development of youth and society.

Palestine Olympic Committee spokesman Waddah al-Essawi conveyed the greetings of the President of the Olympic Committee, Maj. Gen. Jibril Rajoub, and Secretary General Abdul Majeed Hajjah.

Al-Essawi said the goal of the Palestine Olympic Committee was to develop Palestinian sport and raise the level of efficiency of the sports federations.

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