Sports Associations Present Concerns To Minister [Archives:1998/24/Sports]

June 15 1998

Various sports associations met last Thursday at the Ministry of Youth and Sports to discussed the sportsmen’s needs and problems.
During the meeting Mr. Khaled Saleh, the Director General of the Sports Activity Directorate at the Ministry of Youth and Sports, explained the plans and programs prepared to tackle the problems facing the sports associations. Mr. Abdulhamid Al-Saeedi, the Club and Association Director General, called upon all sports associations to keep in touch with this department to express their views on developing the associations.
The Secretary General of the Yemeni Olympic Committee (YOC), Mr. Hussein Al-Awadhi stressed that the YOC has mobilized its resources to serve the interests of the sports associations. Also, the YOC has established the Olympic Center which hosts many activities.
The Minister of Youth and Sports, Dr. Abdulwahab Raweh considered this meeting as an opportunity to evaluate the sports associations activities and get to know the impediments facing them. The Minister announced that a sports complex will be established in 1999, and he also hoped that the sports seasons would be held on time.
All sports associations attended the meeting except the Parachute Jump Association.