Committee appointed to amend the sports law fails to convene

Committee appointed to amend the sports law fails to convene

Committee appointed to amend the sports law fails to convene

Written by Bella Dalima

10 Dec, 2013 | 10:39 pm

The Ministry of Sports states that the first meeting of the committee appointed to amend the sports law and regulations did not convene as scheduled on Tuesday.

Secretary to the Ministry, Anura Jayawickrema told Sportsfirst that the meeting did not take place due to the absence of officials from the National Olympic Committee.

The committee appointed to amend the sports law and sports regulations in Sri Lanka as per the conditions of the International Olympic Committee, includes four representatives from the Ministry of Sports and 4 officials from the National Olympic Committee.

Secretary of the NOC, Maxwell de Silva said that NOC officials could not attend the meeting as they were not given prior notice about the meeting. Maxwell de Silva said the NOC had informed the Ministry on the dates that officials could attend the meeting.


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