IN A SPECIAL CEREMONY AT THE BLUE HOUSE IN SEOUL, INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC) PRESIDENT THOMAS BACH AWARDED THE OLYMPIC ORDER IN GOLD TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA, MOON JAE-IN.
The Olympic Order in Gold is the most astounding honor given by the IOC. It is granted to people who have rendered exceptional support of the Olympic reason. The honor was given today in acknowledgment of the important job of President Moon in the extraordinary achievement of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, which incorporated the support of competitors from the NOC of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).
The investment of a group from the DPRK and the joint walk by competitors from the two Koreas were the zenith of a long procedure of arrangement and abnormal state government commitment by the IOC, which started in 2014.
Talking after the service, President Moon said thanks to President Bach and the IOC for the respect.
“The purpose behind the accomplishment of the Games as ‘Harmony Olympics’ is all down to you and to your authority, and the incredible help of the IOC,” said President Moon.
After the service, the two pioneers held eye to eye talks at the Blue House, where they examined the alternatives for having joint groups, for example, in the blended hand-off, and other joint exercises amid the following two versions of the Games, and in such a way further contribute through game to tranquil rapprochement on the Korean Peninsula. They consented to proceed with these exchanges at a working level, incorporating with the two Korean NOCs.They additionally talked about the accomplishment of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, especially in money related terms, with the Organizing Committee having officially declared a considerable benefit.