Olympic Council of AisaCouncil News
Date : 17 Sep 2017
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, September 17, 2017: The OCA President, HE Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah, visited the President of Turkmenistan, HE Gurbanguly Berdimuhamdeov, ahead of the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games. Sheikh Ahmad has been a regular visitor to Ashgabat - as a guest of the President - since the OCA awarded the 5th AIMAG to Ashgabat in 2010.
At the opening ceremony on Sunday evening, Sheikh Ahmad thanked the President for his hard work and dedication throughout the preparations, and said he was confident his leadership would result in a highly successful event.
President Berdimuhamedov had already praised the role of the OCA, and Sheikh Ahmad, in fostering peace and understanding through sport, especally with the OCA nations joined by Oceania and a Refugee Team here in Ashgabat for the September 17-27 AIMAG.
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