FIFA Chief Arrives in Kuwait to Tackle Lifting Ban on Kuwaiti Football

FIFA Chief Arrives in Kuwait to Tackle Lifting Ban on Kuwaiti Football
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Published December 6th, 2017 - 12:44 GMT via SyndiGate.info

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Kuwaiti National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim receives FIFA president Gianni Infantino (Photo: KUNA)
Kuwaiti National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim receives FIFA president Gianni Infantino (Photo: KUNA)

FIFA president Gianni Infantino arrived here on Wednesday with a letter regarding lifting the suspension on Kuwaiti football.

In a statement, Kuwait Football Association said the visit aims at lifting the suspension of Kuwaiti football, including a tour to sports facilities.

Infantino was received at Kuwait International airport by Kuwaiti National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim, Minister of Trade and Industry and Acting Minister of Youth Affairs Khaled Al-Roudhan.

Last Sunday, the Kuwaiti parliament agreed to amend sports laws during a special two sessions.

The first round of voting on these amendments were 44 members agree, three disagree, and one abstention out of 48 members.

In the second session, 47 members voted in favor, three disagree and one abstained out of 51 members of parliament.

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