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HM Order conferred on chief of Olympic Council of Asia
HM Order conferred on chief of Olympic Council of Asia


17 Dec 2010
Muscat, Oman: HIS Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said has conferred the Oman Civil Order – Second Class on Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, President of the Olympic Council of Asia. The order was presented yesterday by His Highness Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmood Al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers.

HH Sayyid Fahd said the felicitation reflects His Majesty’s appreciation of Sheikh Ahmad's achievements for Asian sport and his efforts which command respect of all those concerned with sports and youth.

He affirmed that the Sultanate led by its wise leadership accords much care to sport and youth sector as well as all activities that promote talent.

HH Sayyid Fahd said the Sultanate appreciates the role of the Olympic Council of Asia in nurturing the youth and organising sport events for better ties among people.

On his part, Sheikh Ahmad expressed his thanks and appreciation to His Majesty for the high honour bestowed on him and conveyed the greetings and best wishes of the Council members to His Majesty.

He thanked the Sultanate for the distinguished success in organising the 2nd Asian Beach Games. He also praised the level of support accorded to the Omani youth.

The order presentation was attended by H.E. Ali bin Masoud Al Sunaidy, Minister of Sports Affairs, and Habib bin Abdulnabi Macki, Deputy Chairman of Oman Olympic Committee and Director General of Muscat 2010 Asian Beach Games.

Source: Oman Daily Observer
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