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26 Oct 2009
IOC News

Meeting in Lausanne between the IOC, the Olympic Council of Asia and a delegation from the Kuwaiti authorities

A fruitful and constructive meeting took place today in Lausanne between a delegation from the Public Authority for Youth and Sports (PAYS) in Kuwait, headed by Major General (Ret.) Faisal M. Al-Jazzaf, PAYS Chairman and General Director, the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and the IOC, in the framework of the agreement reached on 15 July 2009.

During this meeting, the proposed new draft law that will govern sport in Kuwait was discussed at length with a view to ensuring that it is compatible with the Olympic Charter and the rules of the respective International Olympic Sports Federations.

This meeting is an important step forward in order for the Kuwaiti authorities to achieve the objective set in the agreement dated 15 July 2009 that the whole process of amending the sports law must be finalised by 31 December 2009 at the latest.

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