FISU General Assembly Meeting approves Qatar Collegiate Sports Federation as a new member
Geneva, Switzerland – The General Assembly Meeting of International University Sports Federation (FISU ) has unanimously approved the Qatar Collegiates Sports Federation (QCSF) as a member no (165) to join the FISU family officially on Saturday, during FISU GA meeting that ran from 17th to 18th , November in Switzerland city of Geneva.
FISU welcomed Qatar as a new member and QCSF President, Dr. Ibrahim Bin Saleh Al-Naimi thanked FISU for confidence in QCSF. He called on for importance of building up better relations between all FISU members, said that with hard work we can achieve our goals and develop values of peace, love and friendship between us.
At this meeting, Mr. Leonz Eder has been elected as a FISU President in attendance of FISU members , including QCSF as a new member , besides monitors from FISU and from continental and national University sport federations.
Over two days , the FISU General Assembly meetings approved the general budget, reviewed Executive Committee program , shed lights on annual reports of the committees, elected a new Executive Committee and set up mechanisms to make University activities sustainable across the world.
The QCSF was represented in these FISU meetings by the QCSF President Dr. Ibrahim Saleh Al-Naimi, Dr. Salem Nasser Al Naimi, President of University of Doha for Science and Technology and the QCSF board member and the QCSF Secretary General, Mr. Rashid Saeed Adiba.,
On this occasion, the QCSF President Dr. Ibrahim Bin Saleh Al-Naimi congratulated H.E the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) President, Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani and H.E the QOC Secretary General, Mr. Jassim Rashid Al Buenain on this achievement and said getting this international membership is a significant step to give Qatar sports more presence at all regional, continental and international levels.
This membership is going to take QCSF to new grounds of better cooperation with others at international scene. It will help improving our experience and staff in how to manage sport events” added Dr. Al-Naimi.
For his part, the QCSF Secretary General, Mr. Rashid Saeed Adiba thanked FISU General Assembly members for their confidence in the QCSF and its contributions in supporting the activities and programs of FISU.
By getting this FISU membership, the QCSF has joined all federations , starting from AUSF membership followed by Arab University Sports Federation membership and now FISU.