The Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in beautiful Ashgabat have been a perfect opportunity for FAMA Executives to convene. The meeting was chaired by FAMA General Secretary Mervyn Tan and IFMA General Secretary Stephan Fox was also invited to attend the meeting. The agenda included important points such as reports from all the Asian events, the SEA Games, Youth World Championships, and certainly, the muaythai competition in Ashgabat. Also on the agenda were reports for upcoming events for 2018, the Asian Championships in Macau, World Championships in Mexico, FISU World Championships in Thailand.

IFMA General Secretary gave report on strategic development and continued cooperation with the IOC, GAISF and certainly ARISF.


A special presentation was made on successful World Games in Poland this year under the patronage of IOC. The FAMA Vice President Dato Shahnaz gave a special presentation on 2017 SEA Games while Executive Board Member General Lucas Managuelod from Philippines reported on the upcoming SEA Games 2019 in Philippines.

The cooperation between the Asian Federations, and FAMA under the World Body IFMA has proven successful and will be continued.