The Government Board of the Asian Paralympic Committee met nearly and mentioned varied subjects together with the implementation of the brand new strategic plan and the upcoming video games’ preparation amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Over the course of two days on November 16 and 17, the 13-member Board obtained progress stories from future Video games organisers, together with the Bahrain 2021 Asian Youth Para Video games and the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Para Video games.
Shows from upcoming Paralympic Video games (Tokyo 2020 and Beijing 2022) that are additionally happening within the area had been additionally heard.
Welcoming the board members to the assembly, APC president Majid Rashed mentioned: “Regardless of the pandemic, the APC have not stopped and have continued with our efforts and laborious work.
“We have held many digital conferences with NPCs, IFs and can shortly maintain our first Athletes’ Discussion board. We’ve got additionally developed good relations with organizations like Emirates Purple Crescent and I’m personally very proud of the end result of the MoU with them.”
]With the Bahrain 2021 Asian Youth Para Video games a little bit multiple yr away now, the Board was knowledgeable that a competitors for the design of the Video games mascot and emblem has been launched and plenty of entries have already been obtained.
The winner will probably be introduced on November 30.
In the meantime, because the Tokyo 2020 Video games are quick approaching, varied COVID-19 countermeasures have been developed and will probably be in place in accordance to the eventualities, a report mentioned.
The Board members additionally heard stories from the 5 Asian sub-regions and the varied APC sub-committees, with the deal with the report from Athletes’ Committee, introduced by chairperson Jeongmin Lee, which gears as much as maintain the primary ever Athletes Discussion board on December 2-Three, 2020.