17.4.2018, Baku, Azerbaijan
The Senior Officials Meeting was held in preparation for the 4th Session of the Islamic Conference of Youth and Sports Ministers (ICYSM).
The Ministerial meeting will be held on Wednesday in Baku, Azerbaijan under of “Solidarity in action for the development of Youth”.
HE Mr. Mohammed S. AL-GARNAS, the Secretary General of Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation has delivered a speech, during the opening session, in which he expressed thanks to the Government of Azerbaijan for the hospitality, good organization and preparation of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games held last year in Baku during the period 12-22 May 2017.
Mr. AL-GARNAS pointed out the importance of activating the annual program of ISSF (i.e. the selection of Sport Islamic Capital & to start implementing the said program as from 2019.
He also referred to the importance of promoting sports in Muslim Countries urging the ISSF member NOCs to participate in the Sport Championships & Games organized by ISSF and to cooperate in developing sports and activating the Sport Strategy submitted by the ISSF and adopted during the previous session of Islamic Conference of Youth & Sport Ministers.
It is worthy to indicate, that the Agenda of 4th session of Islamic Conference of Youth & Sport Ministers will include the Report of the ISSF and Report of the Islamic Conference Youth Forum for Dialogue & Cooperation (ICYF-DC) and the Final Report will be issued by the conclusion of the Conference in Baku.