Toastmasters International has expanded its presence to 113 countries from 106.
These are the latest countries added to the Toastmasters family:
- Papua New Guinea
- Turks and Caicos Islands
In other news, the Board of Directors, in its recent meeting, made two critical decisions affecting clubs and districts in South Korea and Lebanon.
The Board approved a request from Toastmasters clubs in South Korea to form a Territorial Council, which is the starting point to becoming a district. A requirement to be a Territorial Council is to have at least 20 clubs.
It also reviewed and approved a request to add the country of Lebanon to District 79, which includes Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.