Sports Day: the role of sport in the service of development and peace highlightedALGIERS - The Minister of Youth and Sports, Sid Ali Khaldi supervised, Tuesday at the conference hall of the Olympic Complex Mohamed Boudiaf (Algiers), the ceremony of the celebration of the 8th anniversary of "the International Day of Sport in the service of development and peace ”. 

Accompanied by the Secretary of State in charge of Elite Sport, Salima Souakri, the President of the Algerian Olympic and Sports Committee (COA), Abderrahmane Hamad and the Resident Coordinator Ambassador of the United Nations system in Algeria, Eric Overvest, the Minister highlighted "the role of sport in establishing peace, bringing people together and overall sustainable development in economic, social and environmental terms".

To do this, continues the Minister, we must strengthen morals and human ideals, empower women, reject violence and extremism, guarantee investment opportunities, create employment and encourage solidarity and social inclusion. .

Mr. Khaldi recalled “the efforts of his sector to develop sport and broaden its practice, thanks to the improvement of the coverage of sports structures across the national territory, particularly in gray areas, the revitalization of the school and university sport, the support of young sporting talents and elite athletes, the moralization of sporting life and support for wise governance in the sporting field ”. Read more


source: Algeria Press Service