ISSF Secretary General participates in the Conference of “Secretaries General of Arab Sport Federations”
Mr. Mohammed S. AL GARNAS the Secretary General of Islamic Solidarity Sport Federation participated in the Conference of “Secretaries General of Arab Sports Federations held in Alexandria, Egypt in the presence of Mr. Saud bin Ali AL- ABDULAZIZ the Secretary General of the “Union of Arab National Olympic Committees”.
The Conference started with a speech delivered by the president of “Arab Union of Sport Culture” Mr. Ashraf Mahmoud, followed by the speech of UANOC delivered by Major General Mr. Ahmad bin Nasser Vice President of the Arab Sport Federations, then a speech of Mr. Mohammed S. AL GARNAS.
Mr. AL GARNAS conveyed the greetings of His Excellency the Consultant Turky bin Abdulmohsen AL-ALSHEIKH the President of Executive Board of ISSF. He referred to the challenges that are facing sport in the Arab & Islamic World and importance of working together to raise the standards sport movement and to enable the sport in Arab and Islamic Countries to cope up with the rapid development in different fields of sports witnessed globally.
Mr. AL GARNAS highly valued the participation of the Arab National Committees in the activities of ISSF noting that the most recent of which was the Islamic Solidarity Games held in Baku, Azerbaijan in 2017 which showed high level of success. He also, referred to the approval of the General Assembly of ISSF on Istanbul request host the 5th Islamic Solidarity Games in 2021.
Mr. AL GARNAS pointed out said that the ISSF has an ambitious plan for the coming period 2108-2021 and it will carry out a number of activities and events, noting the importance of the participation of all NOCs therein and stressed the importance of hosting such activities/events and to support the ISSF to serve the sport in ISSF Members States.
Mr. AL GARNAS, via a movie presentation, reviewed the objectives of ISSF, its activities and the Islamic Solidarity Games held in Baku. He also used another video presentation to demonstrate the preparations for the next Islamic Solidarity Games in Istanbul in 2021.