A delegation from the Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) will be attending the upcoming GCC National Olympic Committees Presidents’ Executive Office meeting on Wednesday (Feb. 11) in Doha.
BOC general secretary Abdulrahman Askar today (Feb. 9) will head the Bahrain delegation to Doha. Other members of the Bahrain delegation include sports advisor Abduljalil Asad and technical director Lounes Madene.
A packed programme has been arranged by the Qatar Olympic Committee for this visit. The GCC NOC representatives will be visiting the sports facilities that will host the Second GCC Beach Games scheduled to take place in Doha in April.
A sports day has also been prepared and is due to be held on Tuesday on the sidelines of the meeting, which is set for Wednesday. A series of subject relevant to joint GCC action in the field of sports will be discussed at the meeting.
The meeting will also review Saudi Arabia’s preparations to host the Second GCC Games in October 2015, as well as a proposal by the BOC in regards to the sports competitions in the Second GCC Games.
Other issues are the sports disputes committee in the GCC, which was issued as per proposal of Supreme Council for Youth and Sports Chairman and BOC president Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, discussing cooperation between the GCC and Morocco, budgets draft of GCC Sports Organising Committee in 2015, draft budgets of the organizing committees for sports for 2015, 29th meeting of Their Highnesses and Excellencies presidents of NOC.
The Executive Committee of NOC Presidents’ Office also includes general secretaries of Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the UAE and Oman. They are Mishal Khalifa (Qatar), Mohammed Al Meshel (Saudi Arabia), Obaid Al Enazi (Kuwait), Mohammed Al Kammali (UAE) and Taha Al Kishri (Oman).