A special meeting took place between the new Minister for Tourism and Sport Mr. Weerasak Kowsurat, the President of WMC General Chetta Thanajaro, the President of IFMA Dr Sakchye Tapsuwan, IFMA General Secretary, WMC Vice President Mr. Stephan Fox, and Sports Director Mrs. Charissa Tynan.
Many other representatives were present such as the Vice President of the Amateur Association of Thailand Mr. Kajorn Prowsree.
The meeting was important to discuss with the Minister for Tourism and Sport the two upcoming muaythai events held in the Kingdom in 2018, the FISU Muaythai World Championships and the IFMA Youth World Championships.
The Minister again thanked everyone for all the hard work for IFMA and Thailand will continue to support and solely recognize IFMA as the muaythai member in the Olympic family.
Mr. Fox in his capacity as GAISF Vice President made a detailed presentation to minister on some of activities planned on the upcoming SportAccord Convention in which 2000 leaders of the world in sport will travel to Bangkok and Mr. Fox thanked again on behalf of the over 100 recognised international federations and organisations of GAISF for Thailand to host this important convention.