The Nordic Centre in Planica (SLO) played host to a meeting of Chinese and Slovenian sports officials. The Chinese Minister for Sport and President of the Chinese Olympic Committee, Gou Zhongwen, and his delegation met Slovenian Minister of Sports, Dr. Jernej Pikalo.
The purpose of the visit was to strengthen the cooperation between the two countries in sport, as agreed in 2016. The Chinese guests attended a special forum about winter sports, which was prepared in cooperation with Fakulteta Za Šport and Slovenia Olympic Team. After the working meeting, the delegation watched the end of the Chinese National Ski Jumping Championships.
“We came to Planica because we wanted to see this extraordinary sports infrastructure. The Local Organising Committee, the Slovenian Ski Association and Slovenian Olympic Committee have a lot of knowledge, top athletes and exceptional experts and we would love to work closer with them," Minister Zhongwen said at the meeting.