Today in Lausanne, IOC President Thomas Bach met with the President of the Republic of Singapore, Tony Tan Keng Yam. The two leaders also toured the recently renovated Olympic Museum.
During the meeting, the IOC President, who was accompanied by IOC member in Singapore Ser Miang Ng, thanked Singapore for all it had done for the Olympic Movement, particularly in staging the first edition of the Youth Olympic Games.
The President of Singapore commented that: “the Olympic Games were always such a great inspiration to youth around the world.” And he praised the Olympic Movement for “its remarkable values.”
The pair also discussed the work currently being undertaken by the IOC to develop the “Olympic Agenda 2020” roadmap that will shape the future of the Olympic Movement.
Also accompanying President Bach was IOC Director General Christophe De Kepper.