Prince Faisal Receives IAAF, AAA Presidents

Published October 25th, 2018 - 04:12 GMT
Prince Faisal Bin Al Hussein
Prince Faisal Bin Al Hussein

His Royal Highness Prince Faisal Bin Al Hussein, President of the Jordan Olympic Committee, on Thursday evening, received President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), Sebastian Coe, and his deputy Dahlan Al Hamad, President of the Asian Athletics Association (AAA).

Coe and Al Hamad are visiting Jordan on the sidelines of the Asian Congress in Amman.

Prince Faisal said this visit is part of the Jordan Olympic Committee's keenness to strengthen relations with international sports federations.

Coe said the IAAF is committed to supporting the endeavors of both the Jordan Olympic Committee and the Jordan Athletics Federation to encourage youth of both sexes to exercise the sport of athletics and spread it throughout the Kingdom.

Al Hamad noted that this visit aims at checking on the Jordan Olympic Committee and the Jordan Athletics Federation's efforts to develop the sport of athletics in the Kingdom.

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