Salalah, Salalah Khareef Forum for Woman

Sports between Management and Training kicked off at the Hilton Hotel

in the Governorate of Dhofar today under the theme “We Meet to

Promote Woman Sports”. The forum was organised by the Omani

Woman Sports Committee at the Oman Olympic Committee, in

cooperation with the Organising Committee of Salalah Tourism Festival

2018 and the Ministry of Sport Affairs, represented by the Woman

Sports Department.

The forum was opened under the patronage of Sheikha Naima

Al Ahmad Al Jaber al-Sabah, Chairperson of the GCC Woman Sports

Organizing Committee in the presence of Sayyeda Sana bint Hamad

al-Busaidi, Chairperson of Oman Woman Sports Committee, Taha bin

Suleiman al-Kushari, Secretary-General of the Oman Olympic

Committee and Sheikh Badr bin Ali al-Rowas, Member of Oman

Olympic Committee.

The forum aims to shed light on the achievements of Omani

women in the Sultanate, review some of the Omani and Gulf stories

and experiences in women’s sport, exchange expertise and knowledge

in this field, and the convergence of ideas in government and private

institutions, in addition to linking sport with tourism.

The sponsors and participants in the activities of the forum were

honoured, including Oman Olympic Committee, the Ministry of Sport

Affairs, Management of Salalah Tourism Festival, Dhofar Municipality,

the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO), Salalah Methanol Company and

the Dhofar International Company.

Sheikha Naima Al Ahmad Al Jaber al-Sabah, reviewed Kuwait’s

experience in woman sports, followed by a number of working papers,

including, “Woman Sport and Woman Teams,” “Woman Sport from

Practice to Competition” and “The Importance of Warm-up and

Stretching in the Prevention of Sports Injuries”.

An open discussion session was held after the completion of the

submission of the three papers, in addition to answering questions

raised by the attendees.

The first day of the forum will be concluded with the visit to the

Sultan Qaboos Cultural and Recreation Complex and the Salalah

Tourism Festival at the Municipality Recreational Center.

Source: Oman News Agency