The two-day ATTU Executive Board Meeting concluded on November 24th in Phuket, Thailand. The meeting was presided over by ATTU President Mr.Cai Zhenhua, and attended by Executive Board Members along with ATTU Honorary EB Official Mr. Thana Chaipraist and the President of Thailand TTA, Mr. Piradej Pruttipruk.
Major topics discussed including appointments of technical officials for future Asian events, Continental Qualification system for 2020 Olympics, Continental Stages of future WTTC, ATTU Development program updates, 2019 World Ranking Regulations among other important issues. The meeting also confirmed the result of SEATTA (South East Asia Table Tennis Association) election earlier this year and ratified Mr. Piradej Pruttipruk as the ATTU Regional Vice President for Southeast Asia. Ideas were exchanged and opinions were voiced based on good tradition of democratic, open and friendly discussion.
A fund of USD10, 000 was jointly sponsored by ATTU and Thailand Table Tennis Association to local table tennis schools and clubs for upgrading table tennis facilities and equipment.
Delegation led by President of the Indonesian Table Tennis Association also attended meeting on the 2nd day and presented on the preparations of 2019 Asian Table Tennis Championships.
The Executive Board of ATTU would like to thank the Thailand TTA for all their kind arrangements and efforts towards the successful conducting of this meeting.