National Rally For PyeongChang 2018
About 4,000 participants from all walks of life joined Lee Myung-bak, President of the Republic of Korea, in Alpensia, the official site of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics, for the "National Rally for a Successful PyeongChang 2018".
The rally was staged by the PyeongChang Organizing Committee lead by three-time former governor Jin Sun Kim.
President Lee called on the nation to commit its full support for the organization of the Games. He praised the passion and determination of the citizens of PyeongChang as the key factors in the city winning the bid at its third try. He said the government would commit its full and unflagging support to the organization of the Games.
He urged the host city to stage a Games that will be long remembered for its rich and exotic culture, bustling economy and tourism, and commitment to eco-friendliness, and hoped that PyeongChang would continue to play a significant role in the propagation of Olympics and winter sports beyond the Games, especially to countries that do not experience winter.Write or read comments about this article
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