Doha will host the Inter-regional Sports Integrity Summit on September 16 and 17, organised by the International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) and Qatar Airways in cooperation with the Sport Integrity Global Alliance (SIGA).
The summit, which will be attended by Minister of Culture and Sports, H E Salah bin Ghanem Al Ali, will discuss a number of important topics in the presence of experts and specialists in sport integrity from the Middle East, Asia and Africa. A total of 60 experts from around the world will attend.
The summit also aims to highlight the seriousness of corruption in sport in the region, and to develop solutions by encouraging countries to adopt SIGA’s international standard legislation.
Another topic discussed will be the importance of collective action among the region’s countries to enact legislation on integrity and to combat corruption in sport, as its crimes has now become transcontinental in nature.
SIGA, under its Vice-Chairman Mohammed bin Hinzab, will hold a press conference today at Kempinski the Pearl to discuss the other topics on the summit’s agenda.
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