POSTED: April 11th 2014
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SportAccord: NOCs of Turkey and Qatar sign exchange agreement

President of the Turkish Olympic Committee, Professor Ugur Erdener, and the Secretary General of the Qatar Olympic Committee, Sheikh Saoud Bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, shake hands following MOU signing / JTA
President of the Turkish Olympic Committee, Professor Ugur Erdener, and the Secretary General of the Qatar Olympic Committee, Sheikh Saoud Bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, shake hands following MOU signing / JTA

LAURA WALDEN in Belek / Sports Features Communications

(SFC) The National Olympic Committee (NOCs) of host country of the SportAccord Convention Turkey and the parallel organization of Qatar have signed a Memorandum Of Understanding for sport exchanges to benefit each organization.

IOC Executive Board member and President of the Turkish NOC, Professor U─čur Erdener, and the Secretary General of the Qatar Olympic Committee, HE Sheikh Saoud Bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, inked the agreement that lays out ways for the two NOCs to open up new channels for collaboration and best practice exchanges.

“We are delighted to be signing this MOU with the Qatar Olympic Committee,” said Professor Erdener. “Both of our nations have placed sport at the heart of our long-term development strategies, and I am sure that this agreement will create many exciting opportunities in the future.

“The Turkish Olympic Committee is committed to bringing top-tier sports events to our country, and to placing sport and Olympism at the heart of our young people’s lives. Working more closely with a nation that shares our passion and our ambition can help us achieve these objectives.”




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