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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, November 18, 2015 – Dr Saleh A. Bin Nasser of Saudi Arabia was re-elected AVC President for another four-year term following an overwhelming support from 61 federations of AVC’s 65 affiliated national federations attending the 21st AVC General Assembly at Movenpick Hotel Riyadh in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday.

FIVB and AVC Honorary Life President Mr Wei Jizhong conducted the procedure of the presidential election, informing all meeting attendants that Dr Saleh A. Bin Nasser was the lone candidate for the AVC President. Mr Wei later asked all attendants for their approval and everyone stood up, giving a big round of applause for an unanimous decision to mark a sign of approval

Dr Saleh A. Bin Nasser expressed his heartfelt thanks to all attendants as saying, “I would like to thank FIVB President Dr Ary Graca for being with us all this time. Furthermore, I would like to express my sincere gratitude to everyone here. I promise that I will do my best to serve for volleyball. I will represent AVC and FIVB for global development of volleyball. This is a big encouragement for me. I could not find words grand enough to say thank you. Thank you very much.”

Upon being re-elected the AVC President, Dr Saleh A. Bin Nasser received congratulations from many VIP persons including FIVB and AVC Honorary Life President Mr Wei Jizhong, FIVB President Dr Ary Gracy, CEV President Mr Aleksandar Boricic and CAVB President Dr Amr Elwani, who attended the Assembly as guests of honour.

Following the election for the AVC President, the 20 new members of the AVC Board of Administration selected from all five AVC Zonal Associations have also been announced.

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AVC

AVC President: Dr Saleh A. Bin Nasser (Saudi Arabia)

AVC Board of Administration members

Western Zone

  1. Mr Essa Hamza Ahmad (Kuwait)
  2. Mr Ibrahim A. Malik Mohammed (UAE)
  3. Mr Khalid Ali Al-Mawlawi (Qatar)
  4. Mr Jehad Hasan Khlafan (Bahrain)

Central Zone

  1. Dr M.R Davarzani (Iran)
  2. Mr Chaudhary Avadhesh Kumar (India)

3. Mr Yermek Syrlybayev (Kazakhstan)

4. Mr. Mohamed Riyaz (Maldives)

Eastern Zone

  1. Mr Cai Yi (China)
  2. Dr Eom Han-Joo (Korea)
  3. Mr Kenji Kimura (Japan)
  4. Mr Wang Kuei-Shiang (Chinese Taipei)

Southeastern Zone

  1. Mr Shanrit Wongprasert (Thailand)
  2. Mr Tran Duc Phan (Vietnam)
  3. Mr Jose A. Romasanta (Philippines)

Oceania Zone

  1. Mr Craig Carracher (Australia)
  2. Mr Hugh Graham (Cook Islands)
  3. Mr Terry Sasser (Marshall Islands)

Female AVC Board of Administration

Eastern Zone: Mrs Fong Sok Van Alice Oliver (Macao)

Southeastern Zone: Mrs Rita Subowo (Indonesia)