Prince Abdul Aziz ALFAISAL to be nominated as ISSF president

Prince Abdul Aziz ALFAISAL to  be nominated as ISSF president

Prince Abdul Aziz bin Turki Al Faisal, the president of the the general Saudi sport authority and president of the Saudi Olympic federation. (Saudi Official/Bambang Purwanto)

Jakarta (ANTARA) - The General Assembly of the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation (ISSF) will be holding its extraordinary meeting in Jeddah on Monday to elect new president of board of directors of ISSF, replacing Turki Al-Sheikh, a Saudi official has said.

Turtki Al-Sheikh has resigned recently, President of Saudi Arabia's Islamic Communication Center, Faheem H. Alhamid, gave information in a message received by Antara here Sunday.

“His Royal Highness Prince Abdul Aziz bin Turki Al Faisal who is the president of the the general Saudi sport authority and president of the Saudi Olympic federation will be nominated as the new President of ISSF from 2019 till 2021,” Faheem said.

The chairman of the Board for the period between 2019 and 2021 will be named, furthermore, HE Dr. Yousef AlOthaimeen, the General Secretary of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation will attend the meeting, he informed.

During the meeting the fifth version of the Islamic Solidarity Games in 2021 will also be discussed, alongside the administrative, technical and financial reports done by the General Secretariat of the Federation, he said, adding that the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation will hold two Directors of the Board meetings.

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