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  • IOC’s chairman Thomas Bach became a “Seoul’s Honorary Citizen”

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    IOC’s chairman Thomas Bach became a “Seoul’s Honorary Citizen”

    IOC’s Chairman Thomas Bach visited Seoul on March 8 to receive an Honorary Citizenship from Mayor Park Won-soon. Chairman Thomas Bach attended the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Paralympics’ opening ceremony, met with the Mayor of Seoul, and visited the Paralympic Stadium to cheer up players.

    Before the conferment ceremony, Mayor Park had the occasion to talk with Chairman Thomas Bach, asking for advice and support on a Seoul-wide sport-based exchange and cooperation plan in order to continue promoting inter-Korean peace and reconciliation on the occasion of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics.

    Seoul’s Mayor Park Won-soon expressed his gratitude to IOC’s Chairman Thomas Bach for contributing to the unification and reconciliation of the Korean Peninsula during the olympics with love and interest.