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21 December 2014 | in Multisports, Summer Universiade

FISU Meets with the New Leadership of the Taipei City



TAIPEI CITY - With fewer than 1,000 days away from the 2017 Summer Universiade, FISU delegates paid a four-day visit to the Taipei City in order to meet with the new leadership of the city government, as well as to learn about the preparation and progress of the Universiade.

Led by the FISU Secretary-General/CEO Eric Saintrond, a delegation of three, including the Summer Universiade Director Mr. Marc Vandenplas and the Summer Universiade Manager Ms. Jing Zhao were in Taipei from 17 to 20 December.

During their stay, functional meetings and venue inspections were organised in order to review the operational planning on various functional areas, such as venue management, sport and sport services, accommodation, food and beverages, etc. The SU2017 Organising Committee expressed that they have gained valuable experience through the exchange of ideas, and would follow the FISU requirements and suggestions in order to better prepare for the Summer Universiade.

A meeting with the mayor-elect of Taipei, Mr. Wen-je Ko took place on 19 December in the University of Taipei. During the meeting, the Organising Committee has presented a progress report to both the mayor-elect and the FISU delegates. The mayor-elect confirmed the progress archived and stated that the Organising Committee would move on in the same direction. The FISU Secretary-General/CEO expressed his appreciation on the cooperation in the past years, as well as his wishes and confidence in moving forward with the new team.

(Source: SU Dept.)