President El-Sisi Meets President of the International Olympic Committee
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President El-Sisi Meets President of the International Olympic Committee

President El-Sisi Meets President of the International Olympic Committee

9/24/2022

Today, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with the President of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach. The meeting was attended by Minister of Youth and Sports Ashraf Sobhi, President of the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) Mustapha Berraf, Chairman of the International Handball Federation Hassan Moustafa and President of the Egyptian Olympic Committee Hisham Hattab.

The Spokesperson for the Presidency stated that the President welcomed the visit of the President of the International Olympic Committee to Egypt, praising the IOC's key role in promoting interest in sports at the international level. The President highlighted Egypt’s efforts to develop and modernize the sports infrastructure nationwide. This is in addition to the construction of Egypt's International Olympic City in the New Administrative Capital and efforts made to raise the efficiency of international airports and the transport network and to develop roads and axes in Greater Cairo and surrounding cities, in order to facilitate movement between facilities, thus maximizing Egypt’s capabilities in the sports infrastructure in the interest of citizens and to host major international championships in various sports at the highest organizational, administrative and logistical levels.