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Mar 16, 2021

PM Orbán congratulates IOC president on re-election

The prime minister said this summer’s Tokyo Olympics would be a symbol of “our joint victory” over the coronavirus pandemic.

 

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has sent a congratulatory letter to International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach following his re-election.

In the letter, PM Orbán expressed Hungary’s appreciation for Bach’s work in connection with the Olympic Games and sports in general, assuring the IOC chief of the country’s continued support.

PM Orbán also praised the committee’s so-called Olympic Agenda 2020 reform package, saying he was convinced that the reforms and the new regulations concerning the organisation of the Olympics would open up new opportunities for cities “with big and brave dreams”.

The prime minister said this summer’s Tokyo Olympics would be a symbol of “our joint victory” over the coronavirus pandemic. He also assured Bach of Hungary’s continued commitment to sports.