Jeddah 16 April , 2019:The General Assembly of ISSF unanimously nominated HH Prince Abdul Aziz bin Turki Al Faisal as its President here on Monday in Jeddah. In his inaugural address to General Assembly, he promised with the delegates from 57 Muslim Countries that he would exhaust his energy for the promotion of ISSF activities within Muslim countries. "We will combine our efforts to improve the value of Sports for the achievement our goals and objectives,. He further stressed that ISSF should be active, effective and chrismatic in its approach in terms of its programs and tournaments. He was of the view that ISSF had to be creative for the goals.
He disclosed that the future of the ISSF plan has to be aligned with improvement of the international sport through providing financial resources. In addition to forging partnership with specialised centres and to qualify talented youth and the the production of creativity.
We in ISSF will work strongly in enhancing tolerance, moderation and peaceful co existence among the youth of Umma, he added.
General Assembly of Islamic Solidarity Sport Federation (ISSF) is all set to hold its extraordinary meeting on Monday (8th April).
Prince Abdulaziz replaced Turki Al-Sheikh who has resigned recently. Prince Abdul Aziz bin Turki Al Faisal is the president of Saudi Sport Authority will holding this post till l 2021.
The objective of Islamic Solidarity Sport Federation (ISSF) is to supervise organising of a multi-sport event, called the Islamic Solidarity Games that is held once every four years, and to organise tournaments and championships among (OIC) member states’ sporting teams. Established in 1985 with its permanent Headquarters in Riyadh, the federation is actively engaged in preparation of 5th Islamic Solidarity Games which will be organized in 2021, in Istanbul,Turkey.