Two important meetings have taken place between IFMA and Thailand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the first was in July with the Minister H.E. Mr. Don Pramudwinai and the second meeting this week, with the working group chaired by Miss Busadee Santipitaks, Director-General of the Department of Information and Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, with representatives from the Ministry of Tourism & Sport, the Boxing Board of Thailand and the Amateur Muaythai Association of Thailand under Royal Patronage.

Stephan Fox made a detailed presentation in his capacity as GAISF Vice President on the upcoming SportAccord Convention and Sport Festival and as General Secretary of IFMA on all upcoming events for muaythai in 2018.

A closer cooperation between the MFA and IFMA will be realised, using the Royal Thai Consulates and Embassies around the world and also muaythai promotional tours jointly organised by MFA and IFMA with the first one in 2018 going to Pan-America in April/May and ending up at the IFMA World Championships in Cancun, Mexico.