Jan 27, 2019, 5:56 PM
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Iran occupies 1st int’l seat in ANOC

Tehran, January 27, IRNA - Iran's National Olympic Academy Director Reza Qarakhanlu was elected as a member of Culture and Education Commission of International Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC ) on Sunday.

This international seat has been won for the country as the head of president of National Olympic Committee of Iran, Seyyed Reza Salehi Amiri, during a recent year, with four visits and meetings with some senior sports officials, has created a new atmosphere in the international arena for Iran's promising participation.

The association is set up to develop cooperation and information exchanges between the national Olympic committees and present proposals to the International Olympic Committee in Paris, the capital of France.

ANOC that has a sub-set of the Asian Olympic Council in each of the five continents, the European National Olympic Committees, the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa and the National Olympic Committees of Oceania, is responsible for protecting the goals of the Olympic Charter and communicating with the Olympics national committees of countries in each continent.

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