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Fruitful meeting between the WFA leadership and IWF Executive Board officials

On 25th March 2010 a historical meeting was held in Cairo, during the Continental Youth Olympic Qualification Event, in the splendid building of the Egyptian Olympic Committee. The meeting of the Executive Board of the Weightlifting Federation of Africa was joined by some special guests, IWF Executive Board Members, including President Dr. Tamás Aján and General Secretary, Mr. Ma Wenguang.
The aim of the joint discussions was to provide the invited IWF guests with an opportunity of close encounter and an insight to the organisation of the African Championships, the management, to meet the African Weightlifting Federation officials and learn about the problems of Africa.
In the Press Conference held following the meeting the IWF and WFA leaders emphasized that the discussions focused on the co-operation between the world and the continental organisations and naturally the possibilities and ways of increased support to the African continent were explored and agreed.