Sultanate hosts Olympic Solidarity and OCA forum

971397MUSCAT: The Regional Forum for South, West Asian NOCs of the Olympic Council of Asia and Olympic Solidarity of the International Olympic Committee and Regional Forum for West and South Asia began here on Saturday under the auspices of Khalid bin Mohammed al Zubair, Chairman of Oman Olympic Committee (OLC). Speaking at the forum opening, the chairman of OLC said: “The Oman Olympic Committee has completed 35 years since its foundation and today we feel proud for being chosen to host such an important regional forum for the national Olympic committees of West and South Asia,” This forum is considered to be one of biggest events organised by the Olympic Council of Asia due to the large participation from all levels of sports. It also serves as a platform for exchange of views, expertise and knowledge with regard to the organisation and hosting of sports activities.