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General Congress and election of national federations commences

The General Conference and election of national federations got underway to day, April 1, at the Assembly Hall of Sports Commission here in the capital.

Asmara, 1 April 2013- The General Conference and election of national federations got underway today, April 1, at the Assembly Hall of Sports Commission here in the capital.

In an opening speech he delivered, Maj. General Romodan Osman Awelyay, Sports Commissioner, indicated that the election of national federations is conducted every four years and that it is part of the efforts to develop sports in the country.

Likewise, Mr. Leul Fisehaye, President of the National Athletics Federation, presented a report with regards to the four-year activities of the Federation.

The participants on their part adopted recommendations based on the report. The recommendations include a assessment of the capacity of trainers, conduct thorough study regarding the  participation of women, implementing the law and regulations of the National Athletics Federation and apply the ‘Photo Finishing’ among others.

In the course of the Congress members of the National Athletics Federation were elected for four-year terms.

The election of the other federations namely National Cyclying Federation, Football, Basketball, Ground Tennis and Badminton would be conducted until 5 April.

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