International Olympic Committee President

PNG commended for living Olympic values

Thomas Bach made this statement soon after his arrival in Port Moresby.

President Bach arrived late in the afternoon of May 8th at the Jackson’s International Airport VIP Terminal.

There he was met by a delegation comprising of Vice Sports Minister Wesley Raminai, PNG Sports Foundation CEO, Peter Tsiamalili Jnr, PNG Olympic Committee president Sir John Dawanincura and his general-secretary, Auvita Rapilla.

At his welcome reception at APEC Haus, Bach commended PNG for practicing the Olympic values of friendship, equality and respect, among others.