MINSK, 2 November (BelTA) – A regional forum of heads of the national Olympic committees of the Commonwealth of Independent States, Baltic states, and Georgia has begun in Uzbekistan's capital, representatives of Belarus' NOC told BelTA.
A Belarusian delegation led by NOC President Viktor Lukashenko and NOC Secretary General Polina Golovina took part in the forum's plenary session, during which heads of the national Olympic committees shared experience regarding the development of the Olympic movement.
Projects of large-scale events and major competitions, which have already been held and which will be organized soon in the countries participating in the forum, are presented in Tashkent.
During a presentation Secretary General of Belarus' NOC Polina Golovina shared experience of organization of the culture and sport festival “Vytoki. A step toward Olympus”, which took place in seven Belarusian cities (Lida, Orsha, Kobrin, Mozyr, Bobruisk, Soligorsk, and Minsk) in 2021.
The project featured a complex of sport, culture, family, and artistic events geared towards creating single social and educational space in addition to bringing together people with various interests and of different ages.
After the theoretical part of the forum was over, the official delegations visited the headquarters of Uzbekistan's NOC where they went on a sightseeing tour.