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President Graça rounds off successful visit to Saudi Arabia

The President was joined in Riyadh by FIVB 1st Executive Vice President Cristobal Marte Hoffiz - who is also the NORCECA Confederation President - and FIVB Treasurer Dr. Amr Elwani - who is the Africa Confederation President.
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, March 15, 2013 – FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F° brought his visit to Saudi Arabia to a close on Saturday with a TV interview and press conference held in the capital of Riyadh.

At the press conference, Dr. Graça thanked his hosts for their hospitality and expressed his pleasure with the positive manner in which the development talks were conducted during the trip.

The President was on a four day tour in Saudi Arabia comprising intensive meetings on the development of volleyball throughout the Asia Volleyball Confederation (AVC).

On Friday Dr. Graça visited Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Education and Youth and held a working meeting with members of the Saudi National Volleyball Federation.

President Graça travelled to Saudi Arabia from Italy after attending Monday’s Drawing of Lots for the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship Italy 2014 and was welcomed by AVC President Dr. Saleh Ahmad Bin Nasser in Riyadh. The FIVB President also met with AVC officials before visiting the office of His Royal Highness Prince Nawaf Faisal Fahd Abdulaziz.

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