Sayyid Khalid meets IOC chair­man

Muscat Daily - - SPORTS -

Muscat - Oman Olympic Com­mit­tee (OOC) chair­man, Sayyid Khalid al Bu­saidi, met with IOC chair­man, Thomas Bach, dur­ing a two-day of­fi­cial visit to the new Olympic head­quar­ters in Switzer­land. He was ac­com­pa­nied by Taha bin Sulaiman al Kishry, OOC sec­re­tary gen­eral.

The visit comes as a part of the pro­gramme of strength­en­ing re­la­tion be­tween IOC and OOC and an op­por­tu­nity to get acquainted with the lat­est de­vel­op­ments of sports and Olympic move­ment.

It was the first of­fi­cial visit of Sayyid Khalid after be­ing elected as new OOC chair­man last July.

The meet­ing dealt with as­pects of a good co­op­er­a­tion be­tween the two com­mit­tees.

They also met with of­fi­cials of the de­part­ments spe­cialised in mar­ket­ing, Olympic sol­i­dar­ity and IT to learn about the pro­grammes of­fered by IOC to Na­tional Olympic Com­mit­tees (NOCs) and how to use them, es­pe­cially pro­grammes re­lated to the pro­mo­tion of all ar­eas of sports de­vel­op­ment.

As a part of the visit, OOC chair­man and sec­re­tary gen­eral met with Gu­nilla Lind­berg, sec­re­tary gen­eral of As­so­ci­a­tion of Na­tional Olympic Com­mit­tees (ANOC), where they re­viewed the co­or­di­na­tion be­tween OOC and ANOC, as well as the mech­a­nism of ben­e­fit­ing from the pro­grammes of­fered to NOCs.

They also touched upon the first World Beach Games hosted by Qatar last Oc­to­ber and the good out­comes.

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