Friday, February 22, 2019

SAUDI ARABIA: New Aikido national body formed

Source and photo by International Aikido Federation

The conditions of another umbrella organization, in Saudi Arabia, were being discussed during the same day by Wilko Vriesman, IAF General Secretary, with Saudi Aikikai and Saudi Aikido Association. Both organizations agreed to sign a covenant of cooperation in this direction.

The IAF representative had a meeting with the Public Service Department of the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu in Saudi Arabia, to discuss the support for the development of Aikido in Saudi Arabia. The Royal Committee expressed the idea and volition to develop Aikido and also to support female practitioners on tatami.