OCM to amend constitution
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