Sameera Aziz spoke about Growth of female sports in KSA at UN

Published on May 29 2017 - - Featured, Special, World - -

Saudi Media Personality and Business woman Sameera Aziz spoke about a topsy-turvy topic of ‘Growth of female sports in Saudi Arabia’ at the 3 days conference at Bloemfontein, South Africa on 22 to 24 May, 2017.

Around 200 sports promoters from around the world attended the conference which was supported by the Global Sports Federation (GSF) and patronized by the United Nations Office on Sports for Development and Peace (UNOSDP), targeting to establish an International Sports University. Mangaung Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) was the local organizer of the conference at Free State of Bloemfontein, South Africa.

Sameera Aziz- the Saudi Woman-has been elected as the Director of United Nations affiliated GSF and around 83 member countries have voted to support her. The electronic voting was held during 7-8 October 2016.

Sameera Aziz and other elected participants at the conference in South Africa decided on the development of sports by establishing the Sports Universities in 9 countries under UNOSDP. Speaking about the Growth of women sports in Saudi Arabia, Sameera Aziz said that the Sports University under the patronage of United Nations should be opened in Saudi Arabia-initially for men and later for women “because it is needed.”

“There is a dire need to change the way Saudi families looks at sports, especially Sports for women for the positive change,” she stated and appreciated the decision of FIFA for lifting the ban on Hijab of female Muslim players.

(L-R) Elected team of United Nations Global Sports Federation Director Sameera Aziz, General Secretary Shri Vhiku N. Patel, Karate Federation Association President and Director Nancy De Sousapledging for establishing Nine Sports universities in the world under United Nations for peace and development at the opening of 3 days conference at Bloemfontein, South Africa on 22 to 24 May, 2017.

“As a media savvy eye, I can watch that my country Saudi Arabia is focusing on lasting positive impact on the lives and well-being of millions of women and girls in the country, and help them realize their equal rights to practice sport,” she concluded.

The participants and leaders of World Games, Commonwealth Games, and Olympic and Paralympic games presented their researches and projects in the conference.

The elected body of United Nations GSF is comprised on President Dr Enayet Karim (Bangladesh), Vice President Richard Lawrence (USA), General Secretary Shri  Vhiku N. Patel(India), Director Sameera Aziz (Saudi Arabi) Director Charles Pais (Canada), Director Paul Joof (Gambia), Director Batan Biswas (Sweden), Director Nancy De Sousa (South Africa) and Director Wayne Lim (Malaysia). The federation is working for bringing peace through sports under the patronage of United Nations.

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