ASFAA participated in Sport for All Forum in Nanning, China
The 3rd Asiania Sport for All cooperation and Development Forum & China-ASEAN Sport for All Cooperation and Development Forum was successfully held at the Guangxi University for Nationalities in Nanning, China on 24 November 2015.
ASFAA Honorary President Mr. Feng Jianzhong opens the Forum
The Forum supported by the General Administration of Sport of China, the People's Government of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and Asiania Sport for All Association (ASFAA), has since its inauguration in 2011 served a valuable platform for the exchanges and cooperation on sports for all in the Asia-Pacific region and in particular, in China and ASEAN countries.
This year, the Forum with the theme of "Sport for All and its Development in Community" was opened by Mr. Feng Jianzhong, ASFAA Honorary President and Deputy Director of the State Sports General Administration, and Ms. Lee Kang, Regional Vice Chairman of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Party Committee. ASFAA Board of Directors who were amongst the invited guests were represented by Secretary General, Mr. Hagay Herzel and Board of Directors, Prof. Yasuo Yamaguchi and Mr. Min Soo Kim; all of whom also contributed to the Forum as guest speakers. In addition, ASFAA Treasurer Mr. Liu Guoyong also participated in the Forum in his capacity as Director General of Sport for All Department of State Sport General Administration of China.
ASFAA Secretary General Mr. Hagay Herzel presents to the Forum delegates
The Forum attracted the participation over 160 sport for all personnel including experts and leaders from neighbouring ASEAN countries including Cambodia Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam as well as local experts from all over China. Through in-depth discussions on topics focusing on the characteristics of sports for all and community development, outlook and promotion in international cooperation; the Forum has successfully enhanced the understanding of status quo of sport for all development in the region, expanded exchange and cooperation as well as strengthened the friendship between ASFAA, China and ASEAN countries.
ASFAA would like to extend our appreciation to Guangxi Sports Administration and Guangxi University for Nationalities for their dedication and effort in the organization of the Forum; and to our long-term partners the General Administration of Sport of China and the People's Government of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region for their continuous support and contribution to the promotion and development of Sport for All Movement in the region.