On August 7, 2019, the 5th Session of the Second IHQF Executive Board was held in Melbourne, Australia. Mr. Yang Chunbo, IHQF President, Mr. Chang Jianping, IHQF Executive Vice President and Secretary-General , Mr. Pierre DE KEUKELAERE, IHQF Vice President and other 9 Executive Board members attended the meeting.
The meeting reviewed the annual work report, studied and discussed the preparations for the 3rd IHQF Assembly, the International Health Qigong Referee System, and the Star Member's rating. In addition, the conference also held the bid presentation and voting for the 4th European Health Qigong Games, the 9th World Health Qigong Tournament & Exchange and the 5th World Health Qigong Scientific Symposium.
The meeting decided that the Italy Health Qigong Association will host the 4th Health Qigong European Games in 2020 in the historical and cultural city of Rome. The 9th World Health Qigong Tournament & Exchange and the 5th World Health Qigong Scientific Symposium will be hosted by All Japan Health Qigong Union in Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan in 2021.
The meeting also reviewed and approved the membership of IHQF by four new members including AL KHAYZOURANE Association(Morocco), Health Qigong Association of Mongolia, Association Long Shan(La Réunion) and Interregional Public Organization “Health Qigong” Association(Russia). So far, the number of members of the IHQF has reached 102, covering 51 countries and regions on five continents.
In the future, IHQF will continue to strengthen its own construction, standardize and improve Health Qigong standards, organize major events well, and promote the international Health Qigong career to a new level.