The Government of Catalonia is studying ways of cooperating with Saravejo for the Olympic Games. Winter of the Pyrenees


Ang Minister of the Presidency, Laura Vilagrà; the cHealth Onseller, Josep Maria Argimon; and representatives of Department of Foreign Action and the Open Government met yesterday with Sarajevo Cantonal Prime Minister Edin Forto; ang Minister of Culture and Sports, Samir Avdic; and the Minister of Health, Haris Vranić of the Palau de la Generalitat. At the meeting they explored ways of cooperation of the canton of Sarajevo in the cantonal project of 2030 Pyrenees Winter Olympics. Catalonia’s relationship with Sarajevo is historic and after 30 years new options for cooperation are opening up.

In the month of February, within the framework of Beijing Olympicsang Spanish Olympic Committee have already met him Bosnia Herzegovina Olympic Committee. The interaction then between the two parties was to study the possible involvement of the city of Sarajevo in the winter Olympic candidacy of the Pyrenees, where the luge, skeleton and bobsleigh event, three sports with no necessary tradition in Spain, are located. with no railways to train and therefore find the perfect location in Sarajevo, following the guidelines set by International Olympic Committee (IOC) of Agenda 2020.

With the aim of maturing the ideas put on the table, future meetings were agreed, during which the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina will have to prepare a budget indicative of what will be the cost of such facilities. In statements to MD, COE president Alejandro Blanco stressed that “we have exchanged opinions and we are studying the possibilities, seeing the future. I am happy with the progress of the meeting and we will continue to talk ”.

Source: La Verdad


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