Chairman of the 2016 FIFA Reform Committee, Swiss lawyer Francois Carrard
BERN: The 2016 FIFA Reform Committee, under the chairmanship of Dr François Carrard, today concluded its second meeting following a three-day session in the Swiss capital of Berne.

Upon conclusion of the meeting the independent chairman Dr Carrard commented: “It’s been a very positive session characterised by rich and in-depth discussions on all aspects of the proposal for the reforms package which is being prepared. I will provide a progress report with concrete recommendations to the FIFA Executive Committee at its extraordinary meeting on 20 October 2015.

“We expect to complete our proposals at our upcoming session before the subsequent FIFA Executive Committee meeting in December.

“I intend to set up an advisory board as anticipated so that it can consider the proposed reforms ahead of the December Executive Committee meeting. Our progress is on track.”

The next meeting of the 2016 FIFA Reform Committee will take place on 19 and 20 November 2015.

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