The President of NOC Morocco, Faïçal Laraïchi, accompanied by Nawal El Moutawakil, was at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne recently, where he was received in audience by IOC President, Thomas Bach.
The aim of the visit was to consolidate bilateral ties and discuss topics of common interest pertaining to Olympic values. Both dignitaries also gauged progress recorded in the cooperation with respect to IOC assistance to training programmes for cadres.
Noureddine Morceli, aged 47, former 1500 m World and Olympic champion was decorated with the Olympic Order of Merit of the Algeria Olympic and Sports Committee (COA), on the sidelines of the 2nd Algerian Athletes’ Forum held recently in Zeralda.
The President of the Republic of Cape Verde, Jorge Carlos Fonseca, was at the NOC Cape Verde headquarters on 6 December 2018.