Maldives Olympic Committee (MOC) is preparing to sign multiple agreements with the Aspetar Hospital and 5 sports associations of Qatar in order to further develop sports in the Maldives.
The MOC announced work to draft and finalize the agreements had commenced following a recent visit made to Qatar by the Secretary-General of the Committee Ahmed Marzooq, where initial discussions regarding the agreements took place. The committee declared that the agreements would be highly beneficial for Maldivian sports associations, athletes and officials as well.
Marzooq held talks regarding potential agreements with five sports associations of Qatar, in addition to signing an agreement with the Aspetar Hospital, the first specialized Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Hospital in the Gulf region. The agreement being considered with the Aspetar Hospital will see that Maldivian athletes receive the best possible care for injuries sustained while engaging in sports activities.
While the MOC is considering agreements with five sports associations of Qatar, the Football Association of Maldives (FAM) previously signed an agreement with the Qatar Football Association. Under this agreement, Maldivian national football team players had been given the opportunity to take part in training camps held in Qatar to further develop their skills.