An important meeting took place between the President of the NOC of Philippines Jose “Peping” Cojuangco, Congressman Conrado Estrella III who is Chairman of Committee on Youth and Sports, the president of the Philippines Muaythai Association General Lucas Managuelod, and IFMA leadership.

Special discussion took place for SEA Games 2019 and inclusion of muaythai in the Games. Muaythai is a very popular sport in Philippines and the Philippines Muaythai Association under the leadership of General Managuelod has done a lot of work to achieve this popularity, and the president of NOC of Philippines said that they are looking forward Muaythai in the SEA Games. They also congratulated IFMA for getting recognized by IOC.

Congressman Conrado Estrella III also gave his wishes for recognition and congratulated IFMA on social projects, cooperation with UNESCO, and upcoming projects in Philippines.

The IFMA General Secretary presented the President and Congressman the new edition of muaythai book for them to learn more and be more excited about muaythai.