H.E. Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sports, has received visiting President of the International Petanque Federation (IPF) Mr. Claude Azema.
In the meeting taking place on July 24 evening here in Phnom Penh, Mr. Claude Azema appreciated Cambodia's efforts in promoting sports sector, especially petanque, stressing that its sports potential makes the Kingdom deserve to be a host of the upcoming 2019 Petanque World Championships.
The IPF president reiterated his willingness to support Cambodia's sports, and was positive that the country will successfully host its upcoming world event.
H.E. Hang Chuon Naron deeply thanked Mr. Claude Azema for supporting Cambodia as the host for the 2019 Petanque World Championships and particularly for providing technical training to Cambodian arbitrators and athletes to succeed in the 2019 tournament.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press