Kuwait City, Kuwait, May 22, 2020: The President of the Olympic Council of Asia, HE Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, has introduced a new OCA Vice President to the Olympic Movement in Asia.
In a circular to the OCA Executive Board members and the 45 National Olympic Committees dated May 20, Sheikh Ahmad writes:
“I have great pleasure in informing you that, as per the provisions of the OCA Constitution, Dato Seri Chaiyapak Siriwat, Vice President of the National Olympic Committee of Thailand and Chair of the 6th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games Bid Sub-Committee, has been duly appointed as Vice President, OCA from the host city of the 6th Asian Indoor and Martial Art Games.”
The OCA signed a host city contract with NOC Thailand last month for Bangkok and Chonburi province to host the 6th AIMAG next year. The dates have been set as May 21-30, 2021.
Dato Seri Chaiyapak Siriwat is President of the Thailand Hockey Association and Vice President of the Asian Hockey Federation.
The Asian Hockey Federation congratulated him on his appointment as OCA Vice President.
“Dato Seri Chaiyapak will work closely with the OCA in the successful execution of the 6th Asian Indoor and Martial Art Games in Bangkok and Chonburi in 2021,” the AHF said in a statement.
“Dato Seri Chaiyapak Siriwat, based out of Thailand, has had an illustrious career in sports management and the government of Thailand. He served as the Minister to the Prime Minister’s Office, the Deputy Minister of Transport and Communication and the Deputy Minister of Interior.
“In the sports world he has held many important positions over his career in tennis, football and hockey sports bodies. The AHF would like to wish him the best of luck for all of his future endeavors.”