Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games hosts open day for National Olympic Committees

Baku, May 13, AZERTAC

The Azerbaijan Islamic Solidarity Games Operations Committee (AISGOC) has today hosted an open day for more than 70 members of the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) from 39 Islamic states as part of the preparation for the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games.

Participants from the NOCs had the opportunity to learn more about the preparations, take part in competition venue tours and enjoy the hospitality for which Azerbaijan is renowned.

Vice President of Azerbaijan National Olympic Committee, second Vice-President of Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation Chingiz Huseynzada said: “We were happy to have welcomed so many visitors to Baku in this momentous week for Baku 2017. We now have less than one year to go until the Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku and I am certain that the NOCs were delighted with the facilities on offer to their athletes and we are confident of putting on a successful event next year.”

The 4th Islamic Solidarity Games is an exciting multi-sport event uniting the Islamic world, which will take place in Baku from 12 – 22 May 2017.

The Azerbaijan Islamic Solidarity Games Operations Committee (AISGOC) will organize and run the Games in cooperation with the ISSF.

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