500 days from the 2024 Paris Games, Macron “sounds the general mobilization”
At the end of a day of consultation, the President of the Republic, in front of five hundred civil servants involved in the organization of the Olympic Games, called for “excellence in terms of organization”.
500 days from the opening ceremony of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games (July 26-August 11)Emmanuel Macron received the thirty partner companies for lunch at the Élysée on Tuesday, before meeting with Tony Estanguet, the president of the organizing committee and Thomas Jolly, the artistic director of the opening ceremony.
The President of the Republic then met at the end of the afternoon with five hundred civil servants involved in the organization of the Games. During a speech at the Prefecture of Paris, he said: We are going to receive the world. Our challenges: being on time and with excellence in terms of organization, meeting sustainability, security, heritage, inclusiveness. We won’t be perfect, given our urban transport network, but we have to continue. »
And to assure: It’s a great sporting event but also a human mobilization that the world will watch. We must continue to involve the population. The heritage must help us there. Making the Seine and the Marne swimmable is a legacy of these Games. We have to be innovative so that everyone feels associated with these Olympic and Paralympic Games. “Emmanuel Macron then assured:” I’m ringing the general mobilization, don’t release anything. You have to put in the maximum amount of energy, give it your all. »
Before concluding : “ There will be two, three subjects on which it will be necessary to put pressure. France must be able to give the most beautiful image… »
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