Under the arrangement of Mr. Marius Vizer, in Baku, Azerbaijan, the Honorary President of the GAAPSF, Mr. MA Wenguang, the Executive Chairman of the EC of GAAPSF signed an agreement with Dr. Alexey Kylasov, the President of the World Ethnosport Association (Ethnosport), and the Ethonsport became full member of the GAAPSF.
On Septemember 23, 2018, under the arrangement of the Honorary President of the GAAPSF, Mr. Marius Vizer, the Executive President of the GAAPSF, Mr. MA Wenguang met the Chairman of the World Ethnosport Associaiton, Dr. Alexey Kylasov in Baku, the capital city of Azerbaijan. Both parties had a very good and friendly discussion, they changed their views on the development of Ethnosport, national sports and the possibility of organising the Ethnosport Games in China.
Both parties signed an cooperative agreement in order to establish together a Traditional Sports Games Committee to organise jointly the Ethno-Sports, Traditional Sports, Public Sports Games in China.
The World Ethnosport Association "Ethnosport" was also affiliated in the General Association of Asia Pacific Sports Federations as full member.
During their stay in Baku, Mr. MA Wenguang and some EC members of the GAAPSF, including Mr. CHE Kuong Hon, 1st Vice Chairman, Mr. XU Chengtao, Vice Chairman and Dr. Yang Zhenhui, representative of the GAAPSF in Budapest, also took part in the World Judo Championships as special guests of Mr. Marius Vizer, the IJF President and Honorary President of the GAAPSF.