H.E. Dato’ Sri Ismail Sabri bin Yaakob the Prime Minister of Malaysia was presented the Honorary Golden Mongkon and Membership by the International Federation of Muaythai Associations on August 10th in celebration of the Youth World Championships and the outstanding efforts made by the Malaysian government for the development and promotion of muaythai.

 The IFMA Secretary General thanked the Malaysian Government for overcoming all the challenges to host the event with 101 countries participating and the youth of these countries stood united to thank the Prime Minister.

The special award was presented by the IFMA Honorary President Dr. Sakchye Tapsuwan, the IFMA Director General Charissa Tynan, the IFMA Vice President and President of the Malaysian Muaythai federation Dato Muhd. Shahnaz Azmi, the representative of the Sport Authority of Thailand Mr Prarat Suwannamaytakorn and the National Sports Development Fund of Thailand Fund Manager Supranee Guptasa.

Thank you to the Malaysian government and we welcome His Excellency Dato’ Sri Ismail Sabri bin Yaakob to the IFMA Family.