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    President of the Jordan Olympic Committee (JOC) and a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), HRH Prince Feisal Al Hussein has been appointed by IOC President, Thomas Bach, to engage in crucial new roles on the new IOC commissions for 2014.

    HRH Prince Feisal will take a key position on four of the IOC commissions for 2014, providing vital assistance and expert advice to the IOC and Olympic Games Organising Committees in the following areas: International Relations, TV Rights and New Media, Women and Sport, and Sport and Environment.

    Following the announcement, HRH Prince Feisal spoke of his pride on the level of progress achieved by the IOC in spreading Olympism and building a better world through sport.

    “It is a privilege to continue playing a part in the Olympic Movement’s commitment to universality,” said HRH Prince Feisal. “At the JOC, we have a vision for sport to play a part in the lives of all Jordanians. For this to happen it is important that the Olympic values continue to resonate around the world through the promotion of the Olympic spirit.”

    In addition to these new appointments, as a member of the Executive Board of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), Chairman of OCA’s Peace Through Sport Committee and a member of the IOC’s Entourage Commission, HRH Prince Feisal remains very active in fostering the use of sport for peace and development across the diverse Asian continent.

    As President of the JOC, the umbrella organisation for all sport in Jordan, HRH Prince Feisal and his staff continue to dramatically improve the quality of sports delivery and opportunities at all levels for the people of Jordan.

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