32 sports bod­ies to par­take in Na­tional Sports Day: Com­mit­tee

Kuwait Times - - LOCAL -

KUWAIT:

At least 32 sports bod­ies, in­clud­ing 24 fed­er­a­tions and 8 clubs, will take part in the Na­tional Sports Day (NSD) to be or­ga­nized on De­cem­ber 17, Kuwait Olympic Com­mit­tee (KOC) Deputy Chair­man Duaij Al-Otaibi said yes­ter­day.

The ac­tiv­i­ties of NSD to be spon­sored by Min­is­ter of In­for­ma­tion and Min­is­ter of State for Youth Af­fairs Sheikh Sal­man Sabah AlSalem Al-Hu­moud Al-Sabah will wit­ness the par­tic­i­pa­tion of some gov­ern­ment bod­ies, in­clud­ing min­istries of In­te­rior, Ed­u­ca­tion, In­for­ma­tion and Health as well as Pub­lic Au­thor­ity for Sport, he added in a press state­ment. The fed­er­a­tions and clubs pro­posed or­ga­niz­ing some sports com­pe­ti­tions over sev­eral days at Jaber AlAh­mad In­ter­na­tional Sta­dium, noted Al-Otabii, also head of Kuwait Shoot­ing Fed­er­a­tion and Arab Shoot­ing Fed­er­a­tion. The win­ners of all con­tests will be hon­ored at the con­clu­sion of the event, he said, in­di­cat­ing that the NSD will in­clude soc­cer and ath­let­ics con­tests as well as en­ter­tain­ment ac­tiv­i­ties.

Otaibi said the KOC chaired by Sheikh Fa­had Jaber Al-Ali AlSabah is keen on up­grad­ing the sports devel­op­ment on all lev­els, af­firm­ing that this would be re­flected in the ma­jor event which will be held for the first time in Kuwait. He lauded the sup­port of Sheikh Sal­man Al-Hu­moud who is pay­ing much at­ten­tion to this event, ex­press­ing his glad­ness for the big par­tic­i­pa­tion of sports bod­ies and clubs. —KUNA

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