Bureau and Corporate Funded Body
At 4 pm on April 7, the SMG and the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games (“the Organizing Committee”) signed an MOU for collaboration towards the successful opening of the landmark event at a ceremony held at the New Seoul City Hall, with relevant officials in attendance including Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon and Chairman Lee Hui-beom of the Organizing Committee.
Under the MOU, the SMG will work together with the Organizing Committee through working-level discussions for the following: ① publicizing the winter Olympics, using SMG-owned media and public facilities, ② special events held to create a favorable atmosphere for the Olympics and collaboration for the Olympic Torch relay, ③ provision of personnel and materials for the Olympics, and ④ the sharing of Olympic-related information and materials.
Commenting on the MOU, Mayor Park Won-soon said, “I sincerely wish to see us Koreans united as one again at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics as in the 1988 Seoul Olympics. We at the SMG will do what we can to help the Organizing Committee make preparations to carry out the monumental event successfully.”