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11 May 2016 | in CUSF News, Executive Committee Meeting

AUSF Executive Committee Meeting in Tajikistan


DUSHANBE - On 7 May, the Executive Committee of the Asian University Sports Federation (AUSF) held its first meeting of 2016 in Dushanbe, the capital city of Tajikistan. It was also the first time for the AUSF EC to have its board meeting in this mountainous country, and the second time in Central Asia. This year marks the 25th anniversary of Tajikistan’s independence, and AUSF decided to have the meeting and 1st Asian University Boxing Championship held here as a salute to Tajikistan. AUSF President ZHANG Xinsheng (CHN), Senior Vice-President Omar A. AL-HAI (UAE), Vice-President CHEN Kunning (TPE), Vice Secretary General XUE Yanqing (CHN), Assessors Hisato IGARASHI (JPN), JARGALSAIKHAN D. (MGL), Mahdi TALEBPOUR (IRI) and Auditors Kairat ZAKIRYANOV (KAZ), HA Woong Yong (KOR) attended the meeting. FISU Assessor CHEN Tai Cheng, Chinese Taipei University Sports Federation President CHIANG Han Sun were invited to be present as well.

President ZHANG Xinsheng opened the meeting with a warm welcoming speech, he thanked the Tajikistan University Sports Federation for all the wonderful arrangements, which made everybody feel at home. He highly praised the role Tajikistan played in the field of university sports. He said Tajikistan showed its confidence and devotion to Asia through this event.

AUSF Sr. VP Omar Al-Hai, AUSF President Zhang with Tajikistan Minister of Education and Science Nuriddin SAID and Chairman of Committee for Youth Affairs and Tourism Abudullozoda Ahtam RUSTAM

On behalf of the Tajikistan government, Mr. Nuriddin SAID, the Minister of Education and Science, extended the warmest welcome to all the EC members and guests. He said Tajikistan is willing to host more university sport events in the hope to connect more with Asian friends. Mr. Abudullozoda Ahtam RUSTAM, Chairman of Committee for Youth Affairs and Tourism of Tajikistan, expressed his sincere gratitude for AUSF’s trust and support for hosting 2 events in Dushanbe, and he hoped to be closer with AUSF friends.

After the exchange of the souvenirs, the meeting went on according to the agenda. The update and revision of the new AUSF website was approved, which will be in function within this month. Through the website, AUSF events and information on AUSF member federations can be shown to the whole world. Beijing Tai’ao Sports Development Co., Ltd., a Chinese leading professional sport floor producer, became the official AUSF sponsor. In the future, AUSF will focus more on media and marketing exploration. For the calendar, it was approved to have education projects added, with Seminars for Secretary Generals in the even-numbered years in conjunction with the General Assembly and Intensive Training Programmes for administrators in the odd-numbered year. The Guideline on Educational Projects will be issued soon. The progress reports were made on the following events to be held in 2016:

• 3X3 Basketball, Macau, China July 19-24;

• Football, Taebaeksan City, Korea, Sep. 1-7;

• Women’s Basketball, Taipei, Chinese Taipei, Sep.6-11;

• Men’s Basketball, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Sep.18-25;

• Cycling, Chang Neyong, Korea, Oct.14-16;

• General Assembly and Seminars for Secretary Generals, Xiamen, China, November 19-24.


For more information, please visit www.ausf.org.

(Source: AUSF Secretariat)



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