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Kuwait's Sports Authority: lifting sports suspension within days
September 12, 2018, 9:01 am
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Kuwaits Public Authority for Sports Director-General Dr. Humoud Al-Flaiteh after the meeting with OIC officials.

Kuwait's Public Authority for Sports Director­General Dr. Humoud Al­Flaiteh on Tuesday expected that the International Olympic Committee (OIC) will lift the suspension of Kuwaiti sports federations in the coming days.

In a statement following a meeting with OIC officials at the committee's HQ in the Swiss city of Lausanne to complete consultations about the steps to be taken to lift the suspension of Kuwaiti sports permanently, Al­Flaiteh said the outcome is positive. He pointed out that both sides have consensus on most of the deliberated issues.

Transnational committees will be appointed to run local sports federations till the election of new boards soon, he unveiled. He added that the OIC President Thomas Bach has shown eagerness to end the suspension of the Kuwaiti sport. Bach has praised the Kuwaiti measures to iron out differences with the OIC to pave the way for lifting the suspension, he said.

Source: KUNA

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