IOC President Thomas Bach’s Grand Indian Welcome by Nita Ambani
A Royal Indian Welcome
Mumbai witnessed a regal welcome for International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach as he was graciously greeted by Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani and his wife, Nita Ambani, who is also an esteemed member of the IOC. The hospitality and warmth extended to the IOC President showcased India’s deep reverence for the Olympic movement.
A Historic IOC Session
The 141st IOC Session, a significant event in the world of sports, is set to unfold in Mumbai from October 15 to 17. This marks a historic moment as India hosts the IOC session after a 40-year hiatus. IOC Sessions are pivotal in making decisions that shape the Olympic Charter, elect IOC members and officials, and designate future Olympic host cities.
Nita Ambani’s Pioneering Role
Nita Ambani’s membership in the IOC since 2016 is a momentous achievement, as she became the first Indian woman to join this esteemed committee. Her presence is a testament to India’s growing role in global sports and her dedication to the Olympic movement.
Mumbai’s Olympic Buzz
Mumbai’s World Convention Center will host the IOC Session, with the grand inaugural event taking place at the Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Center (NMACC). Over 600 delegates from 100 countries, representing diverse sporting disciplines, will convene in the bustling city to shape the future of international sports.
The Ambani’s warm welcome to President Bach sets the stage for a momentous IOC Session, marking India’s continued commitment to the Olympic spirit.