Senior Colonel Bui Hong Quang, Deputy Director of the Department of Military Training under the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army, head of the Vietnamese delegation attended this online event in Hanoi.

At the meeting, delegates cast votes to elect Colonel Zakariya Kanat from the Syrian Armed Forces and Yoon Moon Hak from the Republic of Korea Army to the two-strong management board of CISM Asia.

Senior Colonel Bui Hong Quang

The delegates also agreed that Oman, Qatar, Syria, and Bahrain will represent CISM Asia to compete in the qualifying round of the 2021 CISM World Football Cup.

As part of the agenda of the meeting, Colonel Wang Yijiang, Vice President of CISM Asia, briefly CISM Asia’s activities so far this year. According to this official, CISM Asia has to cancel or postpone various planned programs due to the complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The outcomes of this meeting will be reported at the 75th General Assembly of CISM, scheduled to take place online on the evening of October 22 (Vietnam time).

Translated by Mai Huong