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Afghanistan, Turkmenistan NOCs sign MoU

2015-01-30 09:42:00 OCA

29 Jan 2015 - Kabul, Afghanistan: The National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Afghanistan has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the NOC of Turkmenistan, reports Bakhtar News Agency. The agreement was inked by Mohammad Fahim Hashimi, head of Afghanistan NOC, and his Turkmenistan counterpart during Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani’s two-day visit to Ashgabat and his meeting with his Turkmen counterpart, Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov.

Under the MoU, the NOCs will hold sports matches, exchange of delegations on promoting sports and facilitating Afghan athletes to contest and train in Turkmenistan sport camps. After inking the MoU, Fahim Hashimi hoped that the agreement would help promote sports in Afghanistan.

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