Wednesday, August 21, 2013
A number of officials from Somalia's National
Olympic Committee (NOC) have visited the construction site of the
organisation's future headquarters in Mogadishu, Somalia's Risaala Media
Corporation reported Thursday (August 15th).
"Since the foundation of Somali National Olympic Committee half a
century ago we used rented compounds, but this will be the first Somali
NOC-owned centre -- we are very grateful to the International Olympic
Committee, the Olympic solidarity and Somalia's Civil Service
Development Ministry for helping the implementation of this historic
compound," NOC Secretary General Duran Ahmed Farah said during the
Farah said the first stage of construction will be completed on August 28th, after which the second stage will begin.