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Al Busaidi meets IOC Chairman
November 12, 2019 | 5:28 PM
by Times News Service
Oman Olympic Committee Chairman, Khaled bin Hamad Al Busaidi, discussed with IOC Chairman, Thomas Bach, on Friday.
 
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Muscat: Oman Olympic Committee Chairman, Khaled bin Hamad Al Busaidi, met with IOC Chairman, Thomas Bach, on Friday.

Al Busaidi is on a two-day visit to the new Olympic headquarters in Switzerland.

He was accompanied by Taha bin Sulaiman Al Kishry, OOC Secretary General.

The visit comes as a part of the programme of strengthening relation between IOC and OOC and an opportunity to get acquainted with the latest developments in sports and Olympic movement, as it is the first official visit of Sayyid Khalid Al Busaidi after being elected as a new OOC Chairman in July.



They discussed cooperation between the two committees and many sports issues to activate OOC activities and programmes.

They also met with officials of the departments specialised in marketing, Olympic solidarity and IT to learn about the programmes offered by IOC to NOCs and how to use them, especially programmes related to the development of sports.



As a part of the visit, OOC Chairman and Secretary General met with Gunilla Lindberg, Secretary General of ANOC, where they reviewed the coordination between OOC and ANOC, as well as the mechanism of benefiting from the programmes offered to NOCs. They also touched upon the first World Beach Games hosted by Qatar last October and the outcomes.



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