- 13 Oct 2015
- IOC News
IOC meets with Government and NOC of Sri Lanka
The International Olympic Committee (IOC), along with representatives of ASOIF, ANOC and the OCA, hosted a constructive and fruitful meeting today in Lausanne with a delegation from the Government of Sri Lanka that was led by Hon. Dayasiri Jayasekara, Minister of Sports, and the National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka.
The main purpose of this meeting was to review the progress made in the revision of the sports legislation in Sri Lanka and to reach mutual understanding to ensure the legislation is compatible with the basic principles and rules that govern the Olympic Movement.
All parties agreed to fully respect and comply with the principles and rules of the Olympic Charter and the statutes of the International Federations.
It was also agreed that the revision process for the sports legislation will be completed by the end of this year.