UzA, Iroda Umarova, 19 March 2013, 16:11
The members of the Olympic Council of Asia, headed by its President, Ahmed Al-Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah, met with President of the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan Mirabror Usmanov.
During the talks the parties noted that under the guidance of President Islam Karimov a significant attention and care on consistent development of sports is giving its results. Thanks to widespread efforts on dynamic development of sports as a key means of upbringing harmoniously developed generation, all-round support to sportspeople the successes and achievement of our athletes at the Olympic and Asian Games, as well as other international competitions are on the rise.
The presidential resolution from 25 February 2013 on preparing for the XXXI Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) is yet another manifestation of the attention to sports development. This document outlines the key tasks on comprehensive support to highly qualified sportspeople and coaches
At the meeting, held at the National Olympic Committee of Uzbekistan, the parties exchanged views on current state and prospects of mutual cooperation with the Olympic Council of Asia, further development of relations.