Cooperation agreement signed between NOCs of Kuwait and Palestine

The Kuwait Olympic Committee and National Olympic Committee of Palestine signed a joint cooperation agreement in the Kuwaiti capital on Tuesday, 19th January.

The President of the Kuwait Olympic Committee, His Excellency Sheikh Fahad Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, signed the agreement along with the Palestine Olympic Committee President, Maj. Gen. Jibril Rajoub.

The agreement is for four years and aims to strengthen cooperation between the two countries in all aspects of sport such as the exchange of sports delegations and knowledge-sharing to develop technical and medical staff as well as athletes.

The exchanges will also include information and marketing and logistical services for organising sports events.

Maj. Gen. Rajoub expressed his great satisfaction with the signing of the agreement, noting that the experience of Kuwaiti sports officials and the significant development of the sports sector in Kuwait would open the door for the development of the Palestinian sports sector in all areas.

The Palestinian sports leader was welcomed by the President of the Kuwait Olympic Committee, HE Sheikh Fahad Nasser Al-Sabah, members of the NOC Board of Directors, management and staff. Maj. Gen. Rajoub noted that this cooperation agreement built on the historic relations between the two brotherly countries and affirmed the strong bond between them.

For his part, Sheikh Fahad Nasser Al-Sabah emphasised the importance of this agreement as it would contribute to the development of the sports sector in Palestine and Kuwait and would develop all elements of the sporting system in the two countries.

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