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2026 Olympics: Count on us Meloni tells Bach

FdI leader has one hour meeting with IOC president

(ANSA) - ROME, SEP 29 - Brothers of Italy (FdI) leader Giorgia Meloni pledged that the incoming government will give all the support necessary to make the Milano Cortina 2026 Winter Olympics a success during a one-hour meeting with IOC President Thomas Bach in Rome on Thursday.
    "These Games are very important for us," Meloni, who looks set to be Italy's next premier after FdI spearheaded the right coalition to victory in Sunday's general election, told Bach, an IOC statement said.
    "Italy is more than capable of organizing magnificent Games and we want to amaze the world again.
    "You can count on us".
    Bach was accompanied by Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) President Giovanni Malago, who is also an IOC member and the head of the Milano Cortina 2026 organizing committee.
    Back thanked Meloni for the "strong support for sport and the Olympic Movement shown during her political career".
    "We are committed to very close collaboration of trust to make the Milano Cortina 2026 Olympic Games a success for Italy and the whole Olympic Movement," he said. (ANSA).


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