Iraq’s President meets Minister for Youth and Sports: Vital to support Iraq’s sporting sector and resolve administrative and legal challenges within it


Today, on November 26, 2020, the President of the Republic of Iraq, Barham Salih, received the Iraqi Minister of Youth and Sports, Adnan Darjal, at the presidential residence in Sulaymaniyah.
During the meeting, President Salih emphasized how important it was to support the sporting sector and to resolve administrative and legal issues within it. He also stressed the importance of fully promoting young talent and developing sports facilities, expanding them to include a wider variety of sports and activities. 
President Salih also spoke about how important it was to strengthen cooperation and coordination between the Ministry of Youth and Sports with related sectors in the Kurdistan region, including with the development of joint activities. It was also vital to support sports clubs and teams participating in national and international events and competitions, he said. 
Minister of Youth and Sports Darjal outlined his ministry’s plans for development of the sporting sector as well as associated challenges. Minister Darjal also thanked President Salih for his enthusiasm about the sector and for following the Ministry of Youth and Sports’ work.