49 countries confirmed for 4th Islamic Solidarity Games
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 8
By Elchin Mehdiyev – Trend:
Forty nine countries have already confirmed their participation in the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games, to be held in Azerbaijan, said the country’s Minister of Youth and Sports Azad Rahimov.
He made the remarks Nov. 8 during the fourth meeting of the Games’ Coordination Commission in Baku.
“It is gratifying that the Games held in Azerbaijan provoke such an interest,” noted Rahimov. “This is not the final figure, so we believe that other countries will also confirm their participation in the Games.”
He also added that many important issues related to the Games have already been solved.
The Organization Committee and employees are working at full capacity and all the work is continuing as usual, said Rahimov.
The 4th Islamic Solidarity Games will be held on May 12-22, 2017 in Baku.