Istanbul is great place to host Olympics, says British minister

British Sports Minister Robertson came together with Mayor of Istanbul Topbas and said Istanbul was a great place to host 2020 Olympics.

Istanbul is great place to host Olympics, says British minister

 

World Bulletin / News Desk

British Minister for Sports and Tourism Hugh Robertson referred to Istanbul's 2020 Olympic Games candidacy and said, "We were impressed by your plans."

Guest minister came together with Mayor of Istanbul Kadir Topbas on Wednesday in Istanbul.

The 45-minute long meeting between Robertson and Topbas was held closed to media news.

Speaking to press members after the meeting, Robertson said he was informed by Topbas about Turkey's works in order to win to host 2020 Olympic Games in Istanbul.

British Minister Robertson stressed that they were impressed by the projects and added, "In the plans, we saw that it brings the historic background of Istanbul up and that it brings Europe and Asia together. So we thought that Istanbul is a great place to host Olympics."

Moreover, Topbas expressed, Robertson shared his experiences on organizing major events and gave them advices.

Last Mod: 20 Şubat 2013, 17:23
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