On the first day of APC 30th Executive Board meeting, President Majid Rashed delivers a speech in Tehran, this morning.
NPC IRAN- On the first day of APC 30th
Executive Board meeting, President Majid Rashed delivers a speech in Tehran, this
In his opening
speech to the APC Session, Majid Rashed thanks Iran and especially Dr.
Ghafoor Karegari as the NPC head, for hosting and extending a warm welcome.
“Before opening the meeting, I would
like to thank the Iran NPC for hosting us in Tehran. Beside the ancient history
of this country, Iran also has great and hospitable people.
I believe that all the people, here, around
the table are a united family in Asia. We should do our best to develop our
Asian Paralympic Movement.
However, our Movement faces challenges
in some cases, such as the COVID-19 Pandemic or financial issues but we have
solved them by positive attitudes and energy. Our athletes are the main source
of this energy, which always send us positive vibes.
APC main goals are creating the best atmosphere for Asian athletes,
and also running the sustainable Asian Para Games, Youth Para Games and some
Para region Games. In fact, it’s a model to be formed by the other regions of
I would inform you that we have succeed
to join Asian countries together. Of course it has definitely done through the
cooperation and support of NPCs.
To close the speech, once again I
should remind that Asian athletes comprise the majority of world sport population.
They are looking to our efforts, so we won’t disappoint them. To hear the
athletes voice, we establish the Athletes Commission. We will work hard for achieving
our goals, together in Asia. It is our duty to support the athletes in a way
that their dreams come true.”
Asian Paralympic Committee President mentions Iran as
one of the most developed NPCs in the region which has been umbrella of many
elite Para-Athletes and World Champions.
Mr. Rashed highlighted the influence of
IRI government and Supreme leader for improvement of Iran’s Paralympic
Movement. He also remarked efforts of NPC officials and the entire team to Para
Sports across the country.
It is the APC President's second trip to the country since
the 15th National Paralympic Day, which were organized successfully in October
The APC Board trip will be concluded
on 29 May 2023, with two days of attending the EB meeting and a day of touring
National Sports Museum, visiting Iran Sports Official and taking part in a