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09/25/2017, Monday

Nepal Olympic Committee held a press meet program in order to inform about the decisions of the SAOC Board Meeting that was held in Ashgabat on 19 September, 2017
President of NOC Mr. Jeevan Ram Shrestha gave warm wishes for the Dashain festival. In the 3rd SAG meeting in Ashgabat, 25 games were confirmed for the 13th SAG slated to be held on Nepal in 9th -19th March, 2019. 23 games were confirmed by the discussions with all the participant countries ie India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Sri-Lanka and 2 games were confirmed by the host country.

Sports are:
S no. Discipline Remarks
1. Archery  
2. Athletics  
3. Badminton  
4. Basketball  
5. Boxing  
6. Cycling  
7. Fencing  
8. Football  
9. Golf Host Country
10. Handball  
11. Judo  
12. Kabaddi  
13. Karate Host Country
14. Kho – Kho  
15. Shooting  
16. Squash  
17. Swimming  
18. Table Tennis  
19. Taekwondo  
20. Tennis  
21. Triathlon  
22. Volleyball  
23. Weightlifting  
24. Wrestling  
25. Wushu  
 In the Press meet, President Shrestha assured that the 13th South Asian Games will be held in Nepal in time as NOC is working hand in hand with the National Sports Council. The Games will be played in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

Vice Presidents of NOC Ms.Jyoti Rana & Mr. Purendra Bikram Lakhe, Executive members Mr. Samim Miya Anshari, Mr. Deepak Shrestha, Mr. Nilendra Shrestha, Mr. Deepak Harsha Bajracharya, Mr. Sunil Shrestha & Mr. Tej Gurung and Chair person of Medical Commision Dr. Saroj Krishna Shrestha were also present.