Dubai could be set to increase sporting cooperation with Belarus, following talks between the Dubai Sports Council and the Consulate General of Belarus.

Igor Bondarev, Consul General of Belarus in Dubai, met officials from the Dubai Sports Council at its headquarters, where they discusses opportunities for the two countries to work together.

During his visit Bondarev met Nasser Aman Al Rahma, the DSC’s assistant secretary general.

Al Rahma explained some of the key events in Dubai’s sporting calender and presented Bondarev with a copy of the Dubai Sports Events Guide, which lists upcoming sporting events.

Bondarev praised the Dubai Sports Council’s work in promoting community sport in particular in Dubai and revealed that he was keen to improve collaboration between Dubai and Belarus in the sports sector.