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Al-Otaibi calls for lifting suspension on Kuwaiti sports activities
October 25, 2016, 11:37 am

President of the Arab and Kuwait Shooting Federations, Deputy Chairman of Kuwait's Olympic Committee Duaij Al-Otaibi called late Monday for lifting the suspension imposed on the Kuwaiti sports activities by the International Olympic Committee (OIC).

He added, during his participation in the Union of Arab National Olympic Committee (UANO) Conference in held in Rabat, that His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah offered great care towards developing sports in the country.

"We should differentiate between the state's efforts to improve the sports domain, and the independence of sports clubs and unions in managing its administrative and technical affairs", he affirmed.

Regulations of Kuwaiti sports came in accordance with the Olympic articles, and principals of UANO law, Al-Otaibi said. "As Kuwaiti athletes, we have the right to take part in international sports events", he said, calling on Arab sports unions heads to support the fair Kuwaiti cause. 

Source: KUNA

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