Bangkok to host National Olympic Committees assembly in November


BANGKOK, 28 March 2014  Bangkok will host the General Assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) in November of this year. 

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Tourism and Sports chaired a meeting of the working group to prepare for the ANOC General Assembly 2014 on Friday. The meeting focuses on details of the event which will take place in Bangkok during November 5-9.

The organizing working group agreed that the assembly will be held at the BangkokConvention Centre, Centara Grand at CentralWorld.

The assembly will feature Executive Council elections as well as the first ever ANOC Gala Awards Dinner. The appointment of the Organizing Working Group will be ratified by the Executive Council. The ANOC General Assembly 2014 is expected to be participated by delegates from 204 countries including Thailand, the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

After Thailand, the ANOC General Assembly in 2015 will be held in Washington DC and in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.