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UNICEF Deputy Representative praises establishment of first ever Children’s Paralympic Committee in Azerbaijan-A +A
2013-11-07 22:32:00
07.11.2013 [22:32]

UNICEF Deputy Representative praises establishment of first ever Children’s Paralympic Committee in Azerbaijan

UNICEF Deputy Representative in Azerbaijan Rashed Mustafa has hailed the setting up of the Children’s Paralympic Committee in the country, which is a first such body on a global scale

Baku, November 7 (AzerTAc). UNICEF Deputy Representative in Azerbaijan Rashed Mustafa has hailed the setting up of the Children’s Paralympic Committee in the country, which is a first such body on a global scale.
“Azerbaijan has already earned world fame as a sports nation, and the Paralympic movement is developing in the country at a rapid pace,” said Mr Mustafa as he met President of National Paralympic Committee Ilgar Rahimov.
UNICEF Deputy Representative said: “Establishing the first Children’s Paralympic Committee in the world and involving physically disabled children in sports is a praiseworthy step.”
Mr Mustafa said UNICEF was honored to support Azerbaijan`s National Paralympic Committee in “this noble undertaking”.
He stressed the importance of inviting international experts to Azerbaijan, adding this will contribute to developing the children`s Paralympic movement in the country.
Mr Rahimov highlighted what the Azerbaijani government had been doing to develop sport in the country, particularly Paralympic movement.
 

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