Mumbai: In a noteworthy development, India is set to host the 141st International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session after a hiatus of nearly four decades. The event, which holds paramount importance in shaping the future of the Olympic Games, will see Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurating the session on October 14, 2023, at Mumbai’s Jio World Centre.
The IOC Session gathers members of the International Olympic Committee, making it a crucial platform for making key decisions regarding the Olympics. This marks India’s second time hosting such a session, with the last one taking place in New Delhi in 1983.
By hosting the 141st IOC Session, India demonstrates its commitment to global cooperation, the celebration of sporting excellence, and the promotion of Olympic ideals like friendship, respect, and excellence. It offers a unique opportunity for various stakeholders in the sports world to come together, exchange knowledge, and foster collaboration.
The event is expected to be graced by the presence of Mr. Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee, along with other IOC members. In addition, it will draw renowned Indian sports personalities and representatives from various sports federations, including the Indian Olympic Association. This occasion not only showcases India’s growing role in the world of sports but also signifies its dedication to upholding the spirit of the Olympic Games.