News



AFTU Ordinary General Assembly Held on 6th Feb. 2016 in Agadir, Morocco

16-02-2016

The AFTU held its Ordinary General Assembly on 6th Feb. 2016 in the beautiful city of Agadir, Morocco on the occasion of the African Qualification Tournament for Rio 2016. The meeting was held in Anzi Hotel in Agadir at 12.00 noon, which was the Official Hotel for all Delegations . The Meeting started on time chaired by Gen. Ahmed Fouly, WTF Vice President and AFTU President , with 30 countries attending the meeting as representatives to their MNAs .



Dr. Chungwon Choue , WTF President , honored the General Assembly in the presence of an esteemed host, Mrs. Nawal el Mutawakel, IOC Vice President and Olympic Medallist . Dr. Choue gave an introductory speech which included praise for the host country and a short summary of all 2016 achievements , stressing the launch of the Taekwondo Humanitarian Project. He then handed over the word to Mrs. Nawal el Mutawakel , who pointed out her special relationship to Taekwondo and explained her role as Coordinator for the Olympic Games Rio 2016.

After exchanging some memorable gifts , both guests of honor left and the GA started its session. Among the decisions , was the hosting of Egypt of the Senior African Championship in May 2016, with Kyorugi, Poomsae and Para Taekwondo and Algeria hosting the Junior African Championship.

Gen. Fouly closed the meeting with setting the date of the next GA to be in Muju, Korea 2017 together with WTF General Assembly.