(Lausanne, 8, November 2022)
The President of OCM, Tan Sri Dato’ Sri (Dr.) Mohamad Norza Zakaria, paid a courtesy call to the Secretary General of ANOC, Mrs. Gunilla Lindberg at the ANOC Headquarters, in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Tan Sri Dr. Norza was accompanied by the Assistant Secretary General of OCM, Ms. Moira Tan Siew See and the General Manager of OCM, Mr. Fong Wan Hor, in his maiden visit to the ANOC. They were warmly welcomed by Mrs. Gunilla Lindberg and the officers of the ANOC.
Mrs. Gunilla Lindberg gave an overview presentation on ANOC’s structure, initiatives and programmes as well as on the ANOC World Beach Games.
Tan Sri Dr. Norza congratulated the ANOC under the administration of Mrs. Gunilla Lindberg for the successful organization of the recent XXVI ANOC General Assembly and the election for the ANOC Presidency and the ANOC Senior Vice Presidency, from 19th to 20th October 2022 in Seoul, Korea. Mrs. Gunilla Lindberg then acknowledged receipt of the letter of congratulations sent from Tan Sri Dr. Norza to the newly elected ANOC President, Dr. Robin Mitchell, which was received on 20th October 2022, immediately after the election.
Tan Sri Dr. Norza took the opportunity to thank the ANOC for all the initiatives taken to assist the NOCs such as the ANOC Digital Accelerator Programme and the ANOC Photo Programme for NOCs – Beijing 2022. These initiatives have been beneficial in enhancing the social media platforms of the OCM.
Tan Sri Dr. Norza has pledged the full support from the OCM to the ANOC Sustainability Pledge by becoming a signatory of the UN Sports for Climate Action Framework. The OCM is also prepared to play host for ANOC Sports/Technical Directors Seminars for the Asian regions in the future to come.