Happy and quick decision, it will be a success.
A delegation from the Organizing Committee at the Quirinale The President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, received in the afternoon at the Quirinale a delegation from the Organizing Committee of the “Milan – Cortina 2026” Winter Olympics, led by the President of Coni, Giovanni Malagò and the President of the Italian Paralympic Committee, Luca Pancalli. The delegation also included the president of the Veneto Region, Luca Zaia, the president of the Lombardy Region, Attilio Fontana, the President of the Autonomous Province of Trento, Maurizio Fugatti, the President of the Autonomous Province of Bolzano, Arno Kompatscher, the mayor of Milan, Giuseppe Sala, the mayor of Cortina d’Ampezzo, Gianpietro Ghedina, the CEO of the Milan – Cortina 2026 Foundation, Vincenzo Novari and the Project Manager, Milan – Cortina 2026, Diana Bianchedi.
The undersecretary of state with responsibility for sport, Valentina Vezzali, was present.
It is an “extraordinary project of courage and success”, said President Mattarella. “I would like to underline how the choice of the Milan-Cortina games was a happy decision, taken quickly. With a lot of courage and great ability. I am convinced that it will be a success, I hope that our athletes will be able to collect a good number of medals. For the country – he said again – what you did was a success”.
Article by Ansa.it dated 06/17/21