Tashkent, Uzbekistan: The Asian Weightlifting Federation held its Electoral Congress in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, on March 10, 2011. The Congress, like the AWF's other activities, ran very smoothly and demonstrated the solidarity among the affiliated member countries and the AWF authorities. “We deeply thank you and appreciate the efforts of all the countries and members of previous committees and executive board members,” said AWF General Secretary Ali Moradi.
“Likewise, we are very grateful to our weightlifting family members in the Uzbekistan Weightlifting Federation for their tireless efforts, day and night, to organise this Congress so magnificently.
“Finally, we would like to thank International Weightlifting Federation representatives and IWF Executive Board members and all National Federations and individuals who participated in this great event.”
Key posts are: President, Mr. Mohamed Yusef Al-Mana (QAT); General Secretary, Ali Moradi (IRI); Vice Presidents, Intrat Yodbangtoey, Park Jong-Young, Mohamed Hasan Jaloud, Kairat Turlykhanov, Shakhrillo Makhmudov, Song Lin Zhang.
AWF Executive Board: Reiko Kato Chinen, Harry Tchobanian, Myint Swe, Abdullah Algarmal, Hafiz Imran Butt, Emiryan Artur, Birendra Prasad Baishya, Ahmad Mohyuddin.
AWF Deputy General Secretary, Yan Wang (China); AWF General Secretary Assistant, Kah Ho Hyun (KOR).