Congratulate Cambodia for Being Fully Entitled to Host the Preparation of the 5th Asian Youth Games 2029 with Great Successful and National Pride

Dubai (United Arab Emirates): At the 40th General Assembly of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) held in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates on the morning of November 21, 2021, with the participation from Olympic delegations from 45 countries of the Asia continent, presided over by Thomas Bach, President of International Olympic Committee (ICO) and Randhir Shing, Acting President of Asia Olympic Council, Cambodian delegations led by His Excellency Dr. Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism and President of Cambodian National Olympic Committee, and His Excellency Khuong Sreng Khuong Sreng, Governor of Phnom Penh, have the honor to be allowed to deliver speeches on behalf of the host of the Asian Youth Games “AYG 2029”.

Following H.E Thong khon’s speech, the signing ceremony was signed by His Excellency Thong Khon on behalf of the event organizer, and His Excellency Khuong Sreng on behalf of the host city, His Excellency Ouk Sithcheat, representative of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, as testimony with Mr. Randhir Shing, Acting President of the Asian Olympic Council.

The signing ceremony was held under warm congratulation from Asia Olympic Council managements, and the participating 45 countries of the Asia Olympic Movement also conveyed congratulation and praise on proactive of Cambodia’s sports movement development in the region and Asia continent.

To inspire further Cambodia, Asia Olympic Council gave a project of construction of a large Olympic Museum Center, and it is important for Cambodia to preserve the history and achievements of the national sports and the Olympic movement for young people, the researchers in sports in Cambodia, as well as for the world.

Please be informed that due to receiving high permission from Samdech Techo Prime Minister, Head of Cambodian Royal Government, H.E Thong Khon and H.E Khuong Sreng led a delegation including His Excellency Director General of Sports Ouk Sith Cheat, His Excellency Vath Chamroeun, Secretary-General of NOCC to participate in the 40th General Assembly of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) in Dubai, and to sign receiving the rights to host the 5th Asian Youth Olympic Games 2029 in Phnom Penh. The following is a speech by His Excellency Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism and President of the National Olympic Committee of Cambodia: