LAHORE Pakistan Football Federation (PFF)s President Makhdoom Syed Faisal Saleh Hayat will be among the 208 presidents of national soccer associations affiliated with Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) when Johannesburg - largest city in South Africa - will host the 60th two-day FIFA Congress from June 9-10. The FIFA Congress, which is effectively international footballs parliament, is the largest off-field football event in the world. This is first time Johannesburg will host FIFA Congress. Of the 59 FIFA Congresses held so far, 46 have been in Europe. The first Congress outside Europe was in 1950 when Brazil organised the 4th World Cup, since then he event has been held in the host country in every World Cup year, said Faisal. The annual FIFA Congress, under FIFA President Sepp Blatter, will take place at the Sandton Convention Center on June 10. The opening ceremony of the Congress will take place on 9 June in the Gallagher Convention Center. As usual, the FIFA Executive Committee will meet prior to the Congress on June 7. The Asian Football Confederation will also convene an extraordinary congress to consider, among other matters, the proposals for amendments or alterations to the AFC Statutes on June 8 - three days before the start of the 19th World Cup 2010 - South Africa v Mexico (Soccer City, Johannesburg 7 PM PST) and Uruguay v France (Cape Town 11.30 PM PST). Final preparations are underway for coming Congress, as Johannesburg gets ready to offer a warm welcome to the far-flung members of the global football family. During his visit to South Africa, PFF chief is likely to talks with officials of countries of Europe and South America aimed at cementing relations with the PFF. The FIFA Congress, the most-critical organ of footballs international governing body, normally meets every two years. But since 1998, this gathering of the worldwide football family has taken place annually in an extraordinary meeting. The introduction of annual meetings allows the parliament of football to influence decisions on an ever-growing number of issues, said Faisal who is also AFC Disciplinary Committee Chairman and member FIFA and World Cup 2010 Disciplinary Committee This is the seventh FIFA Congress falls in the successful reign of Faisal who took over the key post of PFF on 28 August 2003. He first attended the 54th FIFA Congress in Paris, France in May 2004, followed by 55th Congress on 11-12 September 2005 at Moroccan city of Marrakesh, 56th Congress just before 18th World Cup at Munich on June 7- 8 2006, 57th Congress in Zurich on May 30-31 2007, 58th Congress at Sydney, Australia on May 29-30 2008 and 59th Congress at Nassau, Bahamas on June 2-3 2009.