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A warm welcome to Myanmar for the OS/OCA Regional Forum
Myanmar's Sports Minister to open OS/OCA forum


10 May 2014
Yangon, Myanmar: The President of Myanmar Olympic Committee and Union Minister for Sport, His Excellency U Tint Hsan, will deliver the welcome speech at the Olympic Solidarity/Olympic Council of Asia Regional Forum on Sunday morning.

HE U Tint Hsan will also host the official reception dinner on Sunday evening at the Hotel Royal ACE in the country's new administrative capital, Nay Pyi Taw.
 
Delegates from East Asian and South East Asian National Olympic Committees, Olympic Solidarity, OCA and Games organising committees gathered in two Yangon hotels, the Sedona and Summit Park View, on Friday and Saturday. On Sunday morning, at 7am, they will take a Myanma Airways chartered flight from Yangon International Airport to Nay Pyi Taw - a flight of around 40 minutes.
 
The forum will begin at 9.30am at Hotel Royal ACE, and the Myanmar Olympic Committee President will be joined in the opening ceremony by Olivier Niamkey from Olympic Solidarity and Haider Farman from OCA.
 
Sunday will focus on good governance of the NOCs, while the second day's activity on Monday will concentrate on presentations and Pre-Delegation Registration Meetings by the organising committees of the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, Korea, in September-October, the 4th Asian Beach Games in Phuket, Thailand, in November and by the IOC's 2nd Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, in August.
 
At 4pm on Sunday, the delegates will return from Nay Pyi Taw to Yangon.
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