Baku to make presentations as part of bid to host Olympic Games in 2020
Azerbaijan, Baku, March 26 / Trend K.Zarbaliyeva /
In relation to Baku's application to host the Olympic Games in 2020, two presentations will be made, the press service of the Youth and Sports Ministry told Trend on Monday.
The plan for the games will be presented to IOC experts next week during a special video conference between Baku and Lausanne.
Later in April, Moscow will host a presentation for over 1,000 delegates of the National Olympic Committees from around the world.
In connection with the presentation Azerbaijani Youth and Sports Minister Azad Rahimov said at the meetings held in London, that these two presentations are the key to the success of the application of Azerbaijan.
"We emphasize to the IOC that our application is not only about what the Olympics can do for Baku and Azerbaijan. Our slogan, which is 'Together we can', offers a genuine partnership with the Olympic movement," said the Minister.
He said Baku-2020 provides an historic opportunity to open a new chapter in the history of the Olympic Games due to its location at the crossroads of East and West.
"Baku creates new and favorable conditions for the IOC and its partners. But we know that our bid is not the only one," the minister stressed.