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Kuwait, Qatar sign deal to upgrade basketball game

Officials of Kuwait and Qatar Basketball Associations during the signing of bilateral cooperation agreement

Kuwait and Qatar Basketball Associations inked an agreement Tuesday, to promote the game in the two countries. The deal was signed by Kuwait Basketball Association Secretary- General Abdulrahman Al- Khabbaz and Qatar Basketball Association Secretary-General Said Al-Malki. Speaking in a press statement on the sidelines of inking the deal, Al-Khabbaz said the partnership agreement would benefit the two sides, expressing his hope that the accord would be signed by all GCC members. The deal stipulates for holding common championships, with the participation of Oman, in different periods every year, he stated.

He noted that it also seeks to share expertise of trainers and referees of the two sides. Meanwhile, Al-Malki said that the deal also targets cooperation in different activities between the two unions, revealing a friendship championship featuring Qatar, Kuwait and Oman in the next period. (KUNA)

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