Dato’ Chong Kim Fatt, Vice President of OCM and the Chef de Mission of Malaysian Contingent to the 19th Asian Games Hangzhou 2022, paid a courtesy visit to the Minister of Youth and Sports, Y.B. Hannah Yeoh, on Monday, 7th August 2023, at 11.00 am, at the Ministry of Youth and Sports in Putrajaya.
Dato’ Chong Kim Fatt, who was accompanied by 3 officers from the OCM namely Mr. Fong Wan Hor, Mr. Norhashimi Hussain and Mr. Izzat Danial Su Azlan Su, briefed the Minister on the following matters pertaining to the coming 19th Asian Games Hangzhou 2022:
1. Selection of 292 athletes (191 males and 101 females)
2. Participation in 23 out of 40 sports and 142 events out of 483 events
3. Team Managers’ Meetings
4. Chef de Mission‘s Visits
5. Flag Handing Ceremony
6. Team Welcome, Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Games
7. Marching Attire for the Malaysian Contingent
8. Competition Schedule
9. Flight Arrangement for the Malaysian Contingent
10. International Dignitaries & Entitlements
“On behalf of the President of OCM, Tan Sri Dr. Norza Zakaria, I have briefed Y.B. Hannah Yeoh on all the arrangements which have been coordinated by the OCM for the Malaysian Contingent to the 19th Asian Games”,
“I have also taken the opportunity to obtain the medical services and sports science support from the National Sports Institute for athletes of the Malaysian Contingent who are not under the development programme of the NSC which had been agreed upon by the Minister”,
“I have also emphasized to Y.B. Hannah Yeoh that each member of the Malaysian Contingent will be playing a crucial role in sport diplomacy, by promoting the positive image of Malaysia with unity in diversity of our Malaysian Culture, building relationships with their counterparts from other participating countries, engaging cultural exchange and leveraging the Asian Games platform to promote peace, which are all in line with the Olympic Movement”,
“I thanked Y.B. Hannah Yeoh for her invaluable support and suggestion to us for a successful outing to the Hangzhou Asian Games” quoted Dato’ Chong Kim Fatt after the courtesy visit.