A Presidential Invite for the International Olympic Games in Japan
By State House Media and Communications Unit
The Chairman of the Sierra Leone National Olympic Committee, NOC, Dr Patrick Coker, has presented a letter of invitation from the International Olympic Committee, IOC chairman, Thomas Mark, to His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio, saying they will be honoured with his presence.
Introducing the delegation to the President, Minister of Sport, Ibrahim Nyelenkeh, said the NOC executive had gone to brief State House about the upcoming International Olympic Games slated for July this year in Tokyo, Japan.
In his brief statement, Dr Coker said it was customary for the president of the IOC to invite all heads of state to the Olympic Games.