Baku, Azerbaijan, May 11
By Elchin Mehdiyev – Trend:
Azerbaijan doesn’t pay for arrival of athletes for the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games, Azad Rahimov, the country’s minister of youth and sports, general executive director of the Games’ Operations Committee, said at a press conference in Baku May 11.
Rahimov clarified that accommodation and food in the Athletes Village cost $50 per day for each athlete.
He said Azerbaijan helped the countries that applied regarding accommodation and food for their athletes during the Games in Baku.
The Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games, the opening ceremony of which will take place May 12, started May 8 and will last until May 22 in Azerbaijan’s capital on 16 sports grounds in 20 kinds of sports – 17 Olympic ones and three non-Olympic ones.