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Askar chairs the 12th joint meeting of the Executive Committee and the GCC Sport Organising Committees.
Curtains fall on annual GCC sports summit

11 Nov 2013
Manama, Bahrain: The 12th joint Executive Committee and GCC Sport Organising Committees meeting brought the curtain down on the annual four-day GCC Sport Summit at the Sheraton Hotel on Monday.

Several key items were discussed, such as sports association subscriptions for team and individual sports, games by-laws, awards and the budget.

Also during the meeting, the head of Bahrain Olympic Committee’s Sports Training and Development Section, international instructor Nabeel Taha, gave a presentation on the sport management and coaching programmes delivered by the World Academy of Sport and Canadian Coaching Association. The programmes aim to develop sports cadres in Bahrain and the GCC in general.

The GCC Sport Organising Committee includes Shaikha Naima Al Sabah of Kuwait (Women’s Committee), Shaikh Salem Al Qassmi (Fencing), Ahmed Al Raisi (Shooting), Mohammed Al Kammali (Athletics), Shaikh Hamid Bin Butti (Boxing), Abdulla Al Muhiri (Camel Racing), Dawood Al Hajri (Table Tennis), Hassan Abo Aish (Snooker), Abdulaziz Al Battal (Squash), Shaikh Sultan Al Hosani (Handball) and Abdulhamid Al Masaud (Gymnastics).

Other committee members are Taha Al Kishri (Swimming), Mohammed Al Sulaiti (Taekwondo), Noaman Al Hassan (Sailing), Mohammed Hobash (Basketball), Zayed Mubarak and Salman Al Mas (Weightlifting), Fuad Al Ruiwaie (Tennis), Shaikh Yousif Al Subah and Waleed Aman (Volleyball), Mirza Ahmed (Football), Abdulla Al Dossary (Bowling) and Jassim Mubarak (Disabled Sports).

The meeting was chaired by Bahrain Olympic Committee acting general secretary Abdulrahman Askar.

Meanwhile, Supreme Council for Youth and Sports Second Vice Chairman and BOC Honorary President Shaikh Isa bin Rashid Al Khalifa visited the meeting venue and had talks with top-ranked GCC sports officials.
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