Minister of Sports in Lisbon [Archives:1998/32/Sports]

August 10 1998

The minister of Youth and Sport, Dr. Abdulwahab Rawah, left Sanaa last Friday to Lisbon to participate in the international conference for youth and sport ministers held from August 8th to 12th.
Mr. Kofi Anan, the UN Secretary General, will head this international meeting. All in all, 170 countries will participate in this event. Before that, from August 2nd to 8th, the participant committees met to formulate the World Youth Document.
Official committees like the Family Planning Society and Family Care Society represent Yemen among the other international committees.
At the beginning of this year, the Arab youth and sport ministers agreed to present a unified document containing the problems of youth and sport in the whole Arab world. Dr. Hamoud Obad, the deputy minister, and Hussain Al-Awadhi, the Secretary General of the Yemeni Olympic Committee, will join Dr. Rawah in this conference.