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Visit of the President of the International Paralympic Committee in Korea

The International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) President Andrew Parsons was in the Republic of Korea this week to see how preparations are going ahead of next March’s PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.

During his three days in the country he met with the Republic of Korea’s President MOON Jae-in and the Minister of Foreign Affairs KANG Kyung-wha in Seoul and attended the ninth and final IPC Project Review with the PyeongChang 2018 Organizing Committee (POCOG). He also met with representatives of the Korean Paralympic Committee. In his meeting with President MOON, Parsons stressed the need for greater engagement in and awareness of the Paralympic Winter Games and discussed the possible participation of North Korea in PyeongChang.

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