During four days, Petanque Federation of India received in Ahmedabad Claude Azema, the FIPJP and CMSB President for the national Championships open to the neighbor countries, Bhutan and Nepal, with the presence of Mrs K.K. Warma, president of the South Asian Petanque Federation, Girish Parmar, former minister and president of Indian Federation, Bharat Chauhan, General Secretary, and Pradeep Sakhare, National technical director.
Thailand is passionate for almost 40 years for a typical French game: Petanque. With 60,000 members, the country is the same person who has in the world of the highest to France. And yet, to be the idea of ​​it different club, this number could easily be multiplied by three or four!
On November 16th, Mr Thomas Bach, IOC President, received for fourty five minutes Claude Azéma.
In Pinder circus in Paris, the President Azéma came into the lion's den with the tamer Frederic Edelstein, to defend with them the Olympic candidacy.
Although the President of the Belgian Federation, our friend Reinold, was unable to come because of a slight stroke, Claude Azema went, as planned, this week in Gent to meet leaders of the Organizing Committee of the World Championships 2017. He found a motivated, competent and very friendly team which has already worked for the 2012 European Championship in the same site.