Her successor at Commonwealth Games
Scotland Paul Bush said: "Scotland have always played a key role in the Federation.
She said: "The Youth Games provide such a fantastic opportunity for young athletes to gain experience competing at big events, which hopefully helps them develop into Commonwealth Games
champions in the future.
uk/ "I am confident we could host something on the scale of the Commonwealth Games
, provided the Government committed to giving us the support that Manchester, Glasgow and the London Olympics received as host cities.
e Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games
has been hailed as one of the most successful of all time and 71% of people polled in the North East said they believed the games was a positive experience.
The Commonwealth Games
is expected to inject $2 billion into our economy and provide up to 30,000 full time equivalent jobs.
Athletes are nominated by their Commonwealth Games
Association at the end of the final day of competition and the winner is selected by a panel comprising of the CGF president and representatives from each of the six Commonwealth regions.
I call upon them to do their best for the country and am confident that the Commonwealth Games
will promote friendship and camaraderie between the people of the participating nations," he added.
Scotland chairman Michael Kavanagh said: "I suppose the bar is raised for every Games, but we first thought about having the Games in Scotland after we saw what Manchester did, and our aspirations were to do it better than that.
Gareth Warburton has apologised to the rest of Wales' Commonwealth Games
At the Glasgow Commonwealth Games
there are 17 sports disciplines but India will compete only in 13 out of those.
The application was made to the sports review committee of the Commonwealth Games
Federation by a delegation from the Rugby League International Federation.
Prince Charles is also scheduled to visit the Commonwealth Games
Village, where he will spend time with athletes from a broad cross-section of Commonwealth countries.