International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach arrived in Malayia’s capital Kuala Lumpur on Friday ready for IOC’s 128th executive board meeting.
Bach was welcomed by Malaysia Olympic Council President Tunku Imran Tunku Ja’afar.
At the top end of the agenda is the elections for a host of the 2022 Winter Games.
The Chinese capital Beijing and Kazakhstan’s Almaty are the only bidders for the Winter Olympics in seven years’ time.
Beijing are hoping to become the first city to have been awarded both Summer and Winter Olympics after staging the Summer Games in 2008.