IFMA President Dr. Tapsuwan and WMC President General Thanajaro, met the President of the National Olympic Committee of Uzbekistan Mr. Mirabror Usmanov, and the First Deputy Minister of Culture and Sports Affairs of Uzbekistan Mr. Jasur Akramov, followed by a visit to the Museum of Olympic Glory in Tashkent.
The President of the NOC of Uzbekistan, Mr. Usmanov, praised the Uzbekistan Muaythai Federation and IFMA for all their activities in the cause of sport and culture. Uzbekistan was honoured to be the host of the 2011 IFMA World Championships and is honoured to be hosting the Final of the Silk Road Cup this year.
First Deputy Minister Mr. Akramov, stated that the event was a fantastic promotion, not only for Uzbekistan, but for the entire region which encompasses the ancient Silk Road region, and for cultural exchange between all countries involved.
At the Museum of Olympic Glory, Uzbekistan’s sporting development was on display, giving a chance for the IFMA delegation to learn more about Uzbekistan’s notable athletes and Olympic history. Uzbekistan received After a memorable photo opportunity, the IFMA and WMC Presidents signed the guest book, wishing Uzbekistan much future sporting success.