National Paralympic Committee of Iran held its 23rd Session of Annual General Assembly in Tehran, today.
Iran NPC, Tehran: The Governing Body of I. R. Iran National Paralympic
Committee met in their 23rd Annual General Assembly (GA) today on January 9, 2024,
and discussed various topics with emphasis on the final preparations for Paris 2024 Paralympic Games.
The meeting, which was chaired by Iran Minister for Sport and Youth Affairs Kioumars Hashemi, heard updates on
several topics including NPC plans for the new year, upcoming Games, reports
from national cooperative federations, etc.
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Opening the meeting, NPC CEO’s Dr. Kamal
Javanmard presented the National Paralympic Committee's Annual Report which highlighted the growth and
breadth of the Iran Paralympic Movement’s work in the last year, including preparation
process for Hangzhou Asian Para Games and its results. He also explained the
NPC plans for the upcoming events including Paris 2024 Paralympic Games, Tashkent
2025 Asian Youth Para Games and Aichi-Nagoya 2026 APG.
After a detailed review of the NPC
plans, General Assembly also approved the financial reports delivered by the Board
The General Assembly also featured an
election for the Governing Board and Hamed Mirza Hosseini elected for NPC's Treasurer
The meeting was attended by I.R. Iran
Minister for Sport and Youth Affairs and his Deputies, NPC President and other officials, NOC Secretary General,
representatives from National Cooperative Federations (NCFs), para sports
experts, para-athletes’ representatives, coaches’ representatives and the other GA
The 22nd General and Electoral
Assembly of NPC Iran took place on December 13, 2022. The assembly elected Dr.
Ghafoor Karegary as the new President of IRI National Paralympic Committee and
also the NPC new Governing and Executive board members.