Istanbul, Turkey – Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be travelling to Buenos Aires, Argentina in September for the final presentation by Istanbul 2020 to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at their session.
“The Prime Minister is coming”, bid Chief Hasan Arat told a group of reporters in Istanbul Wednesday evening
“They called me yesterday afternoon after the session”, bid Chief Hasan Harat said, “so the government is following every step.”
Arat also commended the hard work of Turkey’s President Abdullah Gul who welcomed the IOC members to Istanbul on Sunday. Gul had spoken to Arat on the phone shortly after the final Evaluation Commission press conference for an update.
Istanbul is competing with Tokyo and Madrid for the right to host the 2020 Olympic Games.