UncategorisedAskar stresses importance of expanding Olympic culture concepts

September 11, 20190

?Bahrain Olympic Committee acting general secretary Abdulrahman Askar yesterday (Sep. 30) stressed the importance of spreading the concepts of Olympic culture among members of the communities worldwide.This came at Askar’s meeting with Dong Yang, Honorary President of International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, and council President Dr. Adel Nashar at the committee premises in Seef District.Askar briefed the visitor on the role of the Bahrain Olympic Committee, under the presidency of Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, in promoting the concepts of Olympic culture and consolidating the reputation of sport as a significant social impact in all sectors of the local community.Askar also said that the strategy of the Bahrain Olympic Committee is based on expanding the concept of sport for all by harnessing sports activities to improve the community’s health, and to use sport as a mean of recreation, as well as strengthening bonds of love and friendship among athletes.On his part, Yang presented to Askar the plans of the International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, as the latter praised those programs and their impact to promote the contributions of the sports movement in building communities’ health and reducing diseases as well as disseminating the principles of sportsmanship within the sports community.Yang also pointed out the significance of instilling the concept of sport for all in schools, clubs and sports federations, as well as to promote moral and ethical values of the sports movement, stressing that advanced countries from around the world which achieved positive results in the Olympic Games are working hard to spread the concepts of Olympic culture among students at an early age.Yang also stressed the importance of the partnership between all bodies in charge of the sports and educational sectors for the implementation of such ambitious plans.

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