IJF President - Dr. Grandmaster Abaya with his assistant Guro Simeon Mamauag was invited to Tehran, Iran by Iran Jendo Federation President - Mr. Parvi Khodaeinia to give a 3 days Seminar Worksho on Jendo Sports and Traditional Arnis. Grandmaster Abaya flew to Iran on April 12 and arived in Tehran the following day and then proceed to Philippine Embassy for courtesy visit to Honorable Ambassador Generoso S. Senga and to Philippine Cultural Officer and Attache Ms. Emelyn cosino. The seminar started in the afternoon with the Honorable Philippine Ambassador Senga as the Special Guest of Honor. After the seminar which ended on the 15th, Grandmaster Abaya flew back to Philippines and arived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on the following day, April 17, 2009
Grandmaster Prof. Abaya with Iran Jendo Federation President Parviz Khodaenia made a courtesy visit to the Honorable Philippine Ambassador Generoso S. Senga and Cultural Officer and Attache Ms. Emelyn Cosino before his scheduled 3 days Seminar Workshop for Coaches, Referees and Instructors of Iran Jendo Federation from April 13 to 15, 2009 in Tehran.
From left – Mr. Mahmoud Van, IJF President Grandmaster Prof. Abaya, Honorable Ambassador Generoso S. Senga, Iran Jendo Federation President Parviz Khodaeinia and Philippine Jendo Association Secretary General Mr. Simeon Mamauag.
GM Jonathan Makiling - Abaya