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Turkmen-Afghan plan for the development of the cooperation in the field of sport is scheduled
15 November, 2016 (12:16)
Source: State News Agency of Turkmenistan
The representatives of the General Department of Physical Culture and Sports of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan led by the head of the organization - Mohammad Humayun Hairan completed a three day visits to Turkmenistan. During the visit, members of the Afghan delegation discussed with the Turkmen specialists bilateral partnership in the development of the sports movement, held talks with representatives of the Executive Committee of the V Asian Indoor Games and Martial Arts, the State Committee on Sports and others.
During a sightseeing tour to the City Olympic Complex, the guests did not hide their admiration, having realized that the project, initiated by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, as one of the most ambitious in the Asian part of the continent. After reviewing the functional part of the complex, the Afghan experts have expressed confidence that a large-scale sports forum aimed to be held during the forthcoming September of the next year will cause not only a broad public resonance, but also be an unforgettable event for the athletes and for the numerous fans.
It was plan the organization of joint training team practice sessions for various kinds of sports included in the program of the 2017 Asian Games. Preparatory training process of national teams is expected to organize on the basis of modern sports facilities of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan.
The guests expressed their interest in participating in the international tournaments held on the basis of the Olympic Complex. In particular, the friendly team of the country was represented in athletics competitions in September of this year. Afghan masters-queens of sports are getting prepared for the championship of Central Asia to be taken place on the same racetracks indoor sports complex in February 2017.
Less than a month left before the start of the international tournament in jiu-jitsu where the Afghan team is planning to perform. These competitions will be held in the complex martial arts of the Olympic Complex on December 7-12. The competition for the medals will be carried out not only on the fighting spot, but also during a demonstration performance.