FIBA plans to open its office in Kazakhstan

Фото: ukrinform 03.02.2023 17:20 366

The FIBA Executive Director for Asia Hagop Khajirian and Kazakh Minister of Culture and Sports Askhat Oralov met to discuss prospects for the development of basketball in Kazakhstan and the possibility of opening its office in Kazakhstan, El.kz cites  the press service of the Kazakh Ministry of Culture and Sports.

There are 25 professional clubs backed by the state and sponsors. The number of Kazakhstanis playing basketball reached 400,000.

Hagop Khajirian said that Kazakhstan has the greatest potential among the Central Asian nations for the development of basketball. He confirmed interest in cooperation with Kazakhstan as the Government also takes interest in promoting this sport. The Kazakh Minister noted the active cooperation with the FIBA will let Kazakhstani basketball embark on a new level.

FIBA brings together 212 National Basketball Federations from all over the world. It organizes international competitions, including World Cup and Olympics Basketball Tournaments.

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