President of Uzbekistan receives WTF President

Tashkent, Uzbekistan ( -- On 10 August, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received the president of the World Taekwondo Federation Choue Chungwon.

Uzbek President expressed sincere gratitude to the head of this authoritative international sports organization for his personal contribution and practical efforts aimed at popularization of taekwondo in Uzbekistan, especially among the youth.

In recognition of personal merits of Choue Chungwon in popularization of taekwondo, as well as in development and strengthening of Uzbek – South Korean partnership relations, he was awarded the title of honorary citizen of our capital and honorary doctor of science of the National university of Uzbekistan named after Mirzo Ulugbek.

During the meeting, issues were discussed on expansion of bilateral cooperation, regular conduction of large-scale international tournaments in Uzbekistan, participation of the World Federation in organizing activities of Taekwondo faculty that is being established at the initiative of the head of our state at the National university of Uzbekistan, as well as other activities aimed at active involvement of Uzbek youth in sports.

Choue Chungwon expressed his deep gratitude to the President of our country Shavkat Mirziyoyev for the warm welcome and support for the development of taekwondo and other sports in Uzbekistan. He emphasized that the World Federation led by him is interested in joint implementation of new projects and programs of full-scale partnership with Uzbekistan.

On the initiative of this international organization, the first President’s Cup of the World Taekwondo Federation for the Asian region will be held in Tashkent from August 11 to 13 this year with participation of the strongest athletes of the continent.

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