4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Azerbaijan next year
KARACHI—A two-member Pakistani delegation consisting of Secretary General Pakistan Olympic Association (POA), Muhammad Khalid Mahmood, and Media Adviser, Asif Azeem, leaving for Baku on Wednesday to attend a preparatory meeting for the Fourth Islamic Solidarity Games being held there next year.
An official of the POA said here on Monday that the meeting of the member countries would be held in the Azerbaijan’s capital on May 12 and 13.
He said that a detailed report would be presented at the meeting about preparations for the event, venues of the games and provision of facilities to sports persons and others.
A final approval would also be given regard- ing the total number of events at the Games.
The members would also visit the Olympic stadium as well as the village. There will be a special briefing regarding the opening and closing ceremonies of the Games.
Matters pertaining to security for the players, officials and spectators would also come under discussion.
Views would also be exchanged on the occasion regarding the anti-doping measures.
As many as 30 countries are expected to participate in the Fourth Islamic Solidarity Games.
Preparations are in full swing in Baku for holding these Games in May next year under the auspices of the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation.—APP