Friday, 27, January, 2023

The International Olive Council hosted the diplomatic flag-raising ceremony for Uzbekistan and the inauguration of the Garden of Peace at the Council’s headquarters in Madrid on Friday 2 December.

Numerous authorities attended this event which would bring together all IOC member countries, as well as representatives of two future member countries: Azerbaijan and Saudi Arabia. Officials from the IOC Executive Secretariat were also be present to welcome Uzbekistan, the latest country to have acceded to the 2015 International Agreement on Olive Oil and Table Olives. Uzbekistan has been a member of the IOC since August 2021 and its flag was officially raised alongside the flags of the other member countries of the International Olive Council.



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