UncategorisedAl Haddad for First Arab Anti-Doping Forum

September 11, 20190

?Bahrain Olympic Committee’s Anti-Doping Committee chairman Dr Hussain Al Haddad today will head for Luxor, in Egypt, to attend the First Pan Arab Anti-Doping Forum.
The forum is due to take place from September 4 to 8 under the patronage of Egyptian Prime Minister Eng. Ibrahim Mahleb.
Sixteen nations in total are expected to attend the forum, in the presence of several Arab youth and sports ministers as well as National Olympic Committee presidents.
Other senior guests invited for the five-day event were World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) director general David Hoffman, Director of WADA’s African Regional Office in South  Africa Rodney Swigelaar, UNESCO Anti-Doping Commission chairwoman Marcellin Dally and Anti-Doping Committee Director at the Olympic Council of Asia Nadia Al Shamali.
The forum aims ensure a clean sport free of doping, by emphasizing the role of national organizations in its fight against doping and open channels of communication among Arab organizations and establishing an Arab union to combat this phenomena. 
Al Haddad stressed the importance of organising such conferences that aim at combating doping in sports field, and praised the launching of the Forum for the first time by the Arab Republic of Egypt in an attempt to exchange experiences and expertise in the field of anti-doping and to work on establishing Arab entity that would contribute to spreading awareness on the dangers of doping.

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