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Xi visits winter sports venues to energize plans for Olympics

By Sun Xiaochen ( China Daily ) Updated: 2017-01-24 08:29:56

President Xi Jinping urged organizers on Monday to host an extraordinary Winter Olympics in 2022 through rational planning and economic use of resources.

Xi made the remarks during his visit to Zhangjiakou, Hebei province, Beijing's co-host city for the 2022 Games, to listen to a briefing on preparatory work and inspect proposed venue areas around Chongli county.

The president stressed that the organizing committee and involved departments should approach the preparation based on scientific planning in venue design, construction and resource allocation to host a green, open-minded and corruption-free Olympics in a shared manner.

Xi visits winter sports venues to energize plans for Olympics

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