10 June 2024 1484

The Pearl of the East to Host FIA General Assembly

The extraordinary General Assembly of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) will take place in Samarkand from June 10 to 13. Founded in 1904, FIA is the governing body for world autosport and a federation of leading mobility organizations, ranging from karting to Formula 1.

This event, the first of its kind in Central Asia, will also celebrate the 120th anniversary of the FIA. 

Over 500 high-profile guests from 147 countries, including national federation leaders and famous racers, will attend. Specifically, FIA President Mr. Mohammed Ben Sulayem has arrived in Samarkand. The honorary guest was welcomed by the regional governor Mr. Erkin Turdimov, Vice President of the Olympic Council of Asia, Mr. Otabek Umarov, and the leadership of the National Olympic Committee of Uzbekistan and the National Autosport and Karting Federation of Uzbekistan.

The highlight of the event will be a unique car exhibition featuring supercars from around the world, which was initiated by the Head of FIA with the support of organisation’s fund and private automobile collectors. The program includes various seminars, exhibitions, and competitions aimed at sharing industry achievements. The General Assembly's main session is scheduled for the final day, organized by National Autosport and Karting Federation of Uzbekistan

This Assembly is expected to be a crucial platform for advancing motorsport in Uzbekistan and elevating its future prospects.

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