From February 15th till 17th of 2008, Mr. Abdul Rahman ElRayess, president of the LFKS, participated in the International Referees seminar, organized by the ISKA in one of the athlete centers in Vienna, Austria.
Around 50 male and female participated from 15 different countries. The names of the countries are: Austria, Poland, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, France, Italy, Iran, Lebanon, Philippine, Spain, Syria, Ukraine, United Kingdom, and Whales.
The open ceremony was delivered by the president of the European Union on Friday afternoon of February 15, 2008. The lectures then continued to the second day. On Sunday February 17, 2008 all participants under took the written exam. The training closing session included dissemination of certificates to the successful participants.
Mr. Abdul Rahman ElRayess was granted "International Judge, Type A+ Certificate" handed by Mr. Exemberger. This came as a result of Mr. ElRayess' international efforts through his participation in delivering Referees training courses in different countries; in addition to his participation as a head referee to many international competitions to amateurs and professionals competitors.