26 мая

On the visit of the Minister of Sport of the Russian Federation to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

On May 25-26, 2021, Minister of Sport of the Russian Federation Oleg Matytsin visited Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He took part in the conference of the International Convention Against Doping in Sport and met with his Saudi counterpart Prince Abdulaziz Bin Turki Bin Faisal Al Saud.

During the talks the parties agreed to intensify mutual contacts, to take measures to prepare Plan of Actions on implementing the provisions of the 2003 Memorandum, create a working group within the Russian-Saudi Intergovernmental Comission.

The Saudi Minister stressed his country’s interest in the exchanging of expertise in the field of hosting major international sport events.