ITF President David Haggerty formally opened the 2017 ITF Conference and AGM in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on Wednesday.
Haggerty’s opening address focused on how the ITF2024 strategy is delivering for nations as he called upon the record number of attendees to work together for the benefit of the sport.
The ITF President outlined the programme for the week and welcomed 13 nations who are in attendance at an ITF AGM for the first time.
Nations making their debut at the 2017 ITF AGM are: Bahrain, Democratic Republic Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Equatorial Guinea, Guyana, Kiribati, Mauritania, Namibia, Nepal, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Tahiti and Zimbabwe. A record number of 16 Class C (non-voting) nations are also in attendance this week.
Asian nations are being represented in strength during this years AGM as the annual meeting is being held with in their own region.