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12-06-2015, 10:38

Tajik president to attend opening ceremony of Baku 2015 European Games


Avesta.Tj | 12.06.2015 | Tajik President Emomali Rahmon left here on Friday for Baku, Azerbaijan to attend the opening ceremony of the 2015 European Games, the presidential press service said.

President Rahmon is accompanied by his Adviser on Foreign Policy Erkinkhon Rahmatullozoda, President of the Tajikistan Football Federation Rustam Emomali, chairman of the Committee for Youth, Sports and Tourism Affairs Akhtam Abdullozoda, Secretary-General of the National Olympic Committee Bahrullo Rajabaliev and some other officials.

The 2015 European Games, also known as Baku 2015 European Games will be the inaugural edition of the European Games, an international multi-sport event for athletes representing the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) of Europe.

It is scheduled to be held in Baku, Azerbaijan, from June 12-18, 2015, and will feature more than 6,000 athletes from 50 NOCs competing in 20 sports.