20 March 2020
New Delhi: In the wake of the outbreak of Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, the Executive and Annual General Meeting of Athletics Federation of India (AFI) scheduled to be held from 3-5 April 2020 at Jaipur is postponed till further notice.
Announcing the decision, Adille J Sumriwalla, AFI President, said, “Today it is decided to postpone the Executive and Annual General Body Meetings, along with elections of AFI, scheduled to be held on 3, 4 & 5 April 2020 at Jaipur. The decision is taken considering various restrictions in place to stop spreading of the coronavirus as all our members would have to travel from different corner of the country. Fresh dates will be intimated to the members in due course,”
“We have also decided to close the AFI office from Saturday, 21st March. The office staff is directed to work from home. However, a skeleton staff will be attending office to check important issues from day to day but without any public dealings,” said AFI President.