Geneva, 19 November 2023 - The General Assembly Meeting of International University Sports Federation (FISU) has unanimously approved the Qatar Collegiates Sports Federation (QCSF) as a member no (165) to join the FISU family officially, during FISU GA meetings that were held over two days in Geneva.
QCSF was represented in the meetings by QCSF President Dr. Ibrahim bin Saleh Al Naimi, President of University of Doha for Science and Technology and the QCSF board member Dr. Salem Nasser Al Naimi, and QCSF Secretary General Rashid Saeed Adiba.
FISU welcomed Qatar as a new member and QCSF President Dr. Ibrahim bin Saleh Al Naimi delivered a speech in which he thanked FISU for confidence in QCSF, stressing the importance of building up better relations between all FISU members.
Getting this international membership is a significant step to give Qatar sports more presence at all regional, continental and international levels, Al Naimi said.
"This membership is going to take QCSF to new grounds of better cooperation with others at international scene. It will help improving our experience and staff in how to manage sport events," added Dr. Al Naimi.
At the meeting, Leonz Eder was elected as a FISU President in attendance of FISU members, including QCSF as a new member, besides monitors from FISU and from continental and national University sport federations.
Over two days, the FISU General Assembly meetings approved the general budget, reviewed Executive Committee program, shed lights on annual reports of the committees, elected a new Executive Committee and set up mechanisms to make University activities sustainable across the world.