Saturday, August 24, 2013
MALAYSIA TO HOST FISE WORLD SERIES
From the left: Honorable Minister of Foreign Trade, France, Mdm Nicole Bricq and Minister of Tourism and Culture, Malaysia, Dato Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz watch as representative from Hurricane (FISE organizers) and Malaysian Association of Roller Sports sign the three year agreement. - See more at: http://www.sports247.my/2013/07/malaysia-to-host-fise-world-series
MALAYSIA Major Events, a division of Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB), an agency under the Ministry of Tourism and Culture played a pivotal role in winning a highly competitive global bid for the country.
Malaysia will be the first in Asia to host the prestigious Festival International Sport Extreme (FISE) World Series for three years in a row from 2014-2016 after almost one year of rigorous lobbying and bidding.
Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz, Minister of Tourism and Culture, Malaysia, said, “I would like to congratulate Malaysia Major Events in collaboration with MARS to secure the bid for FISE World Series to be hosted in Melaka. The synergy between sports tourism and our UNESCO heritage destination – Melaka will highlight the best aspect of what Malaysia has to offer in terms of extreme sports and tourism experience. Malaysia will become the first country in Aisa to host FISE in its World Series stage after winning the bid against 18 other countries. This is truly going to eb a memorable and historic occasion for us all,”.
The Minister of Tourism and Culture was present together with Honourable Nicole Bricq, Minister of Foreign Trade of France, to grace the signing ceremony today between the rights owner of FISE World Series Hurricane Action Sports Company of France and MARS.
- See more HERE