Tehran, Iran- The National Olympic and Paralympic Academy of I.R.Iran (NOPA) and the Iraqi Olympic Academy (IOA) signed a co-operative agreement to further develop the cooperation in the area of sport, education, culture and sports science between the two bodies.
The co-operative agreement outlines the strong partnership between the NOPA and IOA. Both academies will collaborate in educating and training their athletes and coaches through organizing the alternative courses, camps, workshops and tournaments.
The agreement commits both academies to contribute in establishing Asian Olympic Academy and hold joint camps to qualify their athletes to compete in 2010 Youth Olympic Games in Singapore.
“We look forward to exchange the knowledge and experiences between two academies and help the IOA to further equip and growth” Said NOPA President Dr. Mehrzad Hamidi.
“NOPA successfully extended and promoted, thereby we hope to use the experiences and knowledge of NOPA`s specialist to equip the IOA” Said IOA Manager, Dr. AbdAl Razaq A.M Altaai.