Published:3/15/2019 11:15 AM

Minister Azad Rahimov is in Abu Dhabi

Minister of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Azerbaijan Azad Rahimov attended the opening ceremony of the World Special Olympic Games in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
During a meeting with Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister Azad Rahimov conveyed the sincere greetings and warm wishes of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev to the Head of the UAE. 
Speaking at the opening ceremony of the event, the Chairman of the International Special Olympics Movement, Timothy Scriver spoke specifically about the 20th Global Forum of the Young Leaders of the Special Olympics Movement in Baku last year.
It should be noted that more than 7,000 Olympic athletes representing more than 170 countries around the world are participating in the World Summer Special Olympics. Azerbaijan is represented by ten athletes in this competition.