The 5th Islamic Solidarity Games hosted by Konya, President of Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation and Minister of Sports of Saudi Arabia Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki al-Faisal al-Saud, Minister of Youth and Sports Mehmet Muharrem Kasapoğlu, Governor of Konya Vahdettin Özkan, Mayor of Konya Metropolitan Municipality It was completed with an enthusiastic closing ceremony attended by Uğur İbrahim Altay.
To the closing ceremony held at Selcuk University 15 July Stadium; President of Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation (ISSF) and Minister of Sports of Saudi Arabia Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki al-Faisal al-Saud, Minister of Youth and Sports Mehmet Muharrem Kasapoğlu, Governor of Konya Vahdettin Özkan, Mayor of Konya Metropolitan Uğur İbrahim Altay and country representatives attended.
The closing ceremony, which started with the singing of the National Anthem, continued with the parade of the athletes with the flags of the participating countries. The light and fireworks displays at the ceremony also presented a visual feast to the participants.
"KAZANBROTHERHOOD, TOGETHER, TOGETHER"
In his speech at the ceremony, Minister of Youth and Sports Kasapoğlu stated that they organized a great organization with thousands of athletes from 54 countries and said, "The games held for the fifth time will be a tool to strengthen the brotherhood of countries as an occasion to strengthen our unity and solidarity by getting stronger with the same enthusiasm with the same enthusiasm. as it will continue. We were very happy to host thousands of our brothers in Turkey in this climate of tolerance of Mevlana. There has never been a loser in this fight. After fierce competitions kazanIt was a moment of brotherhood, unity, togetherness. All of our guests are returning to their countries from this beautiful city, Turkey, with new friendships and unforgettable memories. Thankfully, this meaningful meeting had fruitful meetings with both our fellow athletes, valuable state people and sports administrators. From now on, we have created an important foundation and milestone for the unity and solidarity of Islamic countries here.” used the phrases.
“WE ORGANIZED THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE SPORTS ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR 2022”
Pointing out that humanity needs the strong unity of the Islamic world in order to make the world more just and livable, Minister Kasapoğlu concluded his words as follows. “In the next period, we will carry our cooperation both in the field of sports and in the field of youth to higher levels in order to strengthen our unity and solidarity. We organized the most comprehensive sports organization of 2022. There is a lot of effort and effort here. On this farewell night, I would like to express my gratitude to everyone who contributed to this beautiful painting. Dear stakeholders; I would like to thank the Governorship of Konya, Konya Metropolitan Municipality and all our citizens from Konya for their hosting and contributions. I would like to express my gratitude to our President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, for his strong leadership and support, on the way to becoming a brand country in sports tourism.”
THANKS FOR HOSTING KONYA
ISSF President Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki al-Faisal al-Saud thanked for the hospitality shown, “More than 4 male and female players participated in the games and represented 54 countries. So thank you for sending a clear message to the whole world. Solidarity is our name, peace is our language, honorable competition in sports arenas is our way. Thank you Konya. I would like to express my gratitude to the Republic of Turkey and its people, under the leadership of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, for hosting this exceptional program in Konya and bringing the sports family together in this city. We are pleased that such a meeting is held after the troubles the world has been subjected to due to the pandemic.” he said.
The closing program ended with the Kubat concert.