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Memorandum of Understanding Signing Ceremony between CWF and TAWA

The Cambodian Weightlifting Federation (CWF) and the Thai Amateur Weightlifting Association (TAWA) held a Ceremony on March 2, 2011 at the National Olympic Stadium of Phanom Penh, in the Kingdom of Cambodia in order to promote weightlifting sport in South East Asian (SEA) region under theme of GO TOGETHER in friendship and brotherhood.

Mr. Chan SOPHAL – CWF President – and Major General Intarat YODBANGTOEY – TAWA President – cosigned a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a bilateral cooperation and support program.

Mr. Chan SOPHAL said: “On behalf of CWF, I am thankful for TAWA’s donation and support. This is a very good opportunity for CWF to move to capability strengthening and professionalism in WF. This kind assistance and support is the true reflection of our spirit of solidarity and unity which goes beyond current issue. Sport spirit is the basic need of all human being not for a handful of people”.

TAWA president also delivered a key message “Please keep in mind our sport seamlessly nested in our hearts indeed which is independent and beyond from other issues. We are in the weightlifting family that could feel in warmest, following through our strong intention and trustworthiness, I am personally confident that CWF and TAWA are able to go further together.”

The very successful MOU Signing Ceremony was remarkably witnessed by H.E. Bou Chum SEREY –  Secretary of State of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, Kingdom of Cambodia as well as Colonel Direk BONGKARN – Representative from Royal Thai Embassy, Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia.