OCA Regional Forum concluded the session in Southeast Asia 2006-05-23  MAIGOC

  On May 22 after attending the OlympicCouncil of Asia Regional Forum for Southeast Asia NOCs in the day time, MAIGOCdelegation completed its itinerary of the day by joining the dinner hosted bythe Laos National Sports Committee, enjoying the time together with the membersof OCA, International Olympic Committee, World Anti-Doping Agency, Doha AsianGames Organising Committee, bidding committee of Delhi and its competitor ofIncheon, as well as representatives from 11 NOCs of Southeast Asia.

  The host expressed its gratitudein the dinner to all the participants of the forum in Vientiane, and hoped all the parties could keepclose contacts in the future. Chairman of the Board of Directors ManuelSilvério and Director Charles Lou of MAIGOC presented souvenir to the host as acompliment in return.

  The OCA Regional Forum is composedof five sessions, three of them were held earlier in Aqaba Jordan in West Asia,Tashkent Uzbekistan in Central Asia and Vientiane Laos in Southeast Asia, whilethe remaining two are scheduled to stage in Hong Kong in East Asia on May 27& 28 (of which Macau is among the member NOCs) and, last but not the least,in Maldives in South Asia in September.

  Toshow its support to OCA and DAGOC in organizing the 15th Doha AsianGames which is scheduled this December, the Laos National Sports Committee organizeda fun run on May 23, which has attracted more than 300 students to come. Inresponse to the similar invitation given by the two big heads of the Doha AsiaGames, the Macau Olympic Committee will also stage a fun run in Macau on May 28 trying to promote the sports meet to thelocal community.