It is with great sadness to inform you that one of our senior member of Seigokan has passed away yesterday (2008-09-23). Mr Jose Martins ACHIAM (1944-2008) passed away in the morning after suffering from a severe stroke. Mr Achiam (7th Dan) joined Seigokan in 1967 and was an Executive Committee member of World Karate Federation (WKF), Secretary-General of Asian Karatedo Federation (AKF), President of Macau Karatedo Federation, Director & Overseas Head Director (Macau) of Japan Seigokan. He will be remembered for his more than 40 years contribution in karatedo and may he rest in peace.

Bill Mok (AKF Vice President)