In conjunction with the 5th ISSF International Weightlifting Championships held in Egypt on 8-14 December 2018, His Excellency Dr. Ashraf SOBHI the Minister of Youth and Sport of the Arab Republic of Egypt met Mr. Muhammed Saleh AL-GARNAS the Secretary General of the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation (ISSF).
The meeting was attended by Gen. Ahmed Seyed FOULY the Vice President of ISSF, Mr. Mohammed JALOOD the Secretary General of International Weightlifting Federation and Mr. Mahmoud Kamal MAHGOUB the President of Egyptian Weightlifting Federation.
The topics, discussed in the meeting, have dealt with:
- The progress and process of the above mentioned championship.
- The aspects of cooperation between Egypt and the ISSF via which Egypt is hosting and participating in the various activities of ISSF.
His Excellency Dr. SOBHI stressed the importance of Egypt’s participation and hosting the ISSF activities taking into consideration the physical and human potentials available in Egypt making Egypt eligible to host variety of events & competitions.