Ivanka Trump received a warm welcome when she reached South Korea as head of US delegation to attend the Closing Ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Ivanka Trump visit has compared to Kim Jong-un’s sister visit earlier in Winter Olympics
According to White House, US President Donald Trump and the Olympic Committee asked her to attend the closing ceremony. Ivanka said that: “We are very, very excited to attend the 2018 Olympic Winter Games to cheer for Team USA and to reaffirm our strong and enduring commitment with the people of the Republic of Korea”.
Meanwhile, General Kim Yong-chol, one of highest ranking figures of North Korea will also attend the ceremony. But, South Korean officials didn’t confirm about any formal meeting between North Korea and the US.
“We look forward to congratulating Team USA and celebrating all that our athletes have achieved.” Moreover, White House press secretary, Sarah Sanders are also among the five members in the delegation.
Ms Trump also has dinner with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at his residence. She will attend the Closing Ceremony of Winter Olympics on Sunday. The Olympic Games started on 9 February in the South Korean town of Pyeongchang.
North Korea intelligence chief Gen Kim will also arrive in the South on Sunday with an eight-member delegation. Earlier US Vice-President Mike Pence also mark his presence in the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics. Furthermore, the “Ivanka of the North”, Kim Yo-jong also attended the same event and represented Pyongyang.
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