DAMASCUS, (SANA) - The West Asian Basketball Federation held its meeting today in Damascus after a break for several years at the headquarters of the Syrian Arab Republic
The West Asian Basketball Federation held its meeting today in Damascus after a break for several years at the headquarters of the General Sports Federation.
The President of the General Sports Federation, Major General Mowaffak Juma, said during the opening of the meeting that his meeting in Damascus confirmed the return of the Syrian sport to its natural position in hosting various international sports meetings and meetings after years of terrorist war on Syria, in which the Syrian sport remained present and crowned in various tournaments and continental and international courses. It will be the first launch of more meetings of international sports institutions in Damascus.
He pointed to the great efforts exerted by the Syrian Basketball Federation and its activities during the past years for various groups and participation in various foreign tournaments and the presence and presence of its cadres in various institutions of the continental and international game.
For his part, the regional director of the International Basketball Association in Asia, Hagop Khajarian, expressed his happiness for holding the meeting of the federation in Syria, indicating that the Syrian sport will remain in the forefront and that the regional, continental and international game federations will remain supportive of Syrian basketball and there will be more visits and future meetings.
The NBA is scheduled to hold a press conference later today in the presence of the West Asian Federation at the headquarters of the General Sports Federation to discuss issues of interest to the game and ways to develop them.