OCM to amend con­sti­tu­tion

New Straits Times - - Sport -

Anew board will be elected at the Olympic Coun­cil of Malaysia’s (OCM) an­nual gen­eral meet­ing (AGM) in June, 2018.

OCM pres­i­dent Tunku Im­ran Tuanku Ja’afar made the an­nounce­ment fol­low­ing an ex­ec­u­tive board meet­ing at Wisma OCM yes­ter­day.

“We’re look­ing at the end of June next year when the AGM will be held and a new ad­min­is­tra­tion and board is elected.

“We will try to amend the con­sti­tu­tion and in­ter­nally, look at how to best re­struc­ture the work­ings of OCM.

“Some of the ar­eas we’re look­ing at will make some im­pact... like the amend­ments of the Sports Act, that is un­der­taken by the gov­ern­ment.

“We will also be look­ing at giv­ing our own in­put and con­tri­bu­tion to that.”

Tunku Im­ran said the OCM are pre­par­ing for an event­ful 2018 which has four ma­jor events: the Win­ter Olympics in Pyeongchang, Gold Coast Com­mon­wealth Games, Asian Games in Jakarta and Palem­ban, and Buenos Aires Youth Olympics.

For the Win­ter Olympics in Fe­bru­ary, OCM have named Datuk Seri Paduka Mum­taz Jaf­far, who is also the Sea Games Fed­er­a­tion Women and Sports Com­mit­tee chair­per­son, as the chef de mis­sion (CDM) while Squash Rac­quets As­so­ci­a­tion of Malaysia pres­i­dent Huang Ying How was ap­pointed as CDM for the Com­mon­wealth Games in April. Farah Azharie and Sukhairi Thani

Tunku Im­ran

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