Today the Turkmen Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted a meeting of diplomats with representatives of the Committee of the World Martial Arts Games under the leadership of Secretary of State Jae Kyung Choi. During the talks, both sides stressed the special importance and significance of holding joint sporting events for building partnership between states, nations.
The World Martial Arts Games Committee was established in 2016. Representatives of This organization is engaged in the development of martial arts by organizing various sports competitions and festivals. The most important event held by the Committee is the World Martial Arts Games. Last year in the Korean city of Chungju (South Korea) it was a team from Turkmenistan that won first place. In total over 4,000 athletes took part in the contest. more than 4,000 athletes from 100 countries took part in the competitions.
The Korean guests highly appreciated the development of sports in Turkmenistan. They noted the high level of international sporting events held in our country and expressed interest in establishing strong ties between the sport communities of the countries. According to the representatives of the Committee, Turkmenistan is likely to become a worthy venue for hosting the World Martial Arts Games in the foreseeable future.