SHILLONG, Oct 24: A Special General Meeting of The North East Taekwondo Union (NETU) was held in Shillong on Tuesday, in which major decisions were taken for promotion of Taekwondo in the region as well as more cohesiveness among the 8 Member State of North East Taekwondo Associations.
As part of the action plan, Black Belt Examination would be conducted in Shillong and the 4th N.E. Zonal Championship would be conducted at Karimganj (Assam) on first week of December 2017.
The meeting was presided over by President of the NETU and President of the Nagaland Taekwondo Association, Pele Khezhie, which was attended by 7 of the 8 Member units of NETU and represented by their Presidents and General Secretary. Speaking on the occasion, Khezhie expressed his delight at turnout and called upon the gathering to express their views in a free and frank manner and put forward their plans for NETU so as to uplift taekwondo in the region and to make North East the taekwondo capital of India.
Also speaking on the occasion, President of Meghalaya Taekwondo Association (MTA) and Vice President of the NETU, S. Swett said MTA was keen to make inroad preparation for the forthcoming national games where he strongly believes Meghalaya will be the most sought after team in the medal tally in taekwondo event.
Winding up the deliberations, Secretary General, NETU and Vice President, Arunachal Taekwondo, Sokun Singh, who is also the Treasurer of the Taekwondo Federation of India, shared that he was very enthusiastic seeing the quality of the deliberations and the deep commitment of the Member States and he would represent the hopes and aspirations of the North East at the National Level with double the commitment and zeal.