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Nat’l olympic committee supports Iran athletes

Tehran, Iran's National Olympic Committee's Head of in a meeting with International Olympic Committee (IOC) officials said that the committee now by managing expenses are running programs to support champions and athletes in line with priorities.

Seyyed Reza Salehi Amiri, in a meeting with the director of the International Olympic Committee's Games Committee (IOC), in the city of Lausanne, Switzerland, added, 'Due to its special economic conditions, Iran is implementing programs based on priorities and with the cost management strategy. In the environmental sector, we also support the goals of the International Olympic Committee.'

'This international sports organization intends to host Tokyo 2020 Olympics with a special focus on financial issues, which is economically feasible and preventing and costly waste,' the ICC official said referring to the new International Committee's plan.

He added, 'In terms of the environment, the continuation of its conservation as a legacy of the Olympic Games will be seriously on the agenda, which will be targeted in this regard in the 2020 Olympics'.

About the new program of the International Olympic Committee in support of athletes, Salehi Amiri stated, 'We held the Athletes' committee election to strengthen and support the athletes in accordance with the Statute of the International Olympic Committee and a commission formed to run the program In this regard.'

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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