Bangkok, 9 July 2023 - The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) Second Vice President, His Excellency Dr Thani bin Abdulrahman Al Kuwari, has been re-elected as the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Vice President for West Asia during the 42nd OCA General Assembly in Bangkok, Thailand.
HE Dr Thani bin Abdulrahman Al Kuwari will now serve the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) of Asia for a further four-year term.
The meeting has seen Sheikh Talal Al-Fahad Al-Sabah elected as the OCA President, Mr. Timothy Fok as the OCA Vice President for East Asia, Mr. Dato Seri Chaiyapak Siriwat, as the OCA Vice President for South East Asia, Mr Timur Kulibayev as the OCA Vice President for Central Asia and Lt. Genl. Syed Arif Hasan as the OCA Vice President for South Asia.
Following his re-election, HE Dr Thani bin Abdulrahman Al Kuwari stated: “I am deeply humbled to have been re-elected as the OCA Vice President for West Asia. It is truly an honour to have the opportunity to continue serving the OCA President, the OCA and the Asian NOCs for another four years in this esteemed position.
I would like to personally thank H.E. Sheikh Joaan Bin Hamad Al-Thani, President of the Qatar Olympic Committee, for his trust and backing during my campaign. The QOC has always played an active role within the OCA and is fully invested in developing its mission to serve the Asian Olympic Family to the highest standards.
“I have full confidence that Asia, as a united and strong continent, is poised to remain at the forefront of the Olympic Movement for years to come. Together, we exemplify the values of peace and solidarity, setting a remarkable example for the world. I am excited to contribute towards our shared vision of advancing sport and the Olympic Movement across all of Asia.”