At 20:00pm of April 26, local time, Guo Jianzhong, Headquarters of the Executive Commission (Headquarters) of the 7th CISM World Games, and Hu Yabo, Executive Vice Mayor of Wuhan, and their mission met CISM President Hervé Piccirillo, Secretary General Mamby Koita and other officials at Tan Son Nhat Conference Center in Ho Chi Minh City. Both parties had candid communications about the preparatory work for the 7th CISM World Games.

According to both parties, the 7th CISM World Games are the Olympic Games for soldiers, as well as an important bridge and bond for exchanges among the armed forces of various countries, and conducive to building a community of shared future for mankind. On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, it is of great significance to hold the 7th CISM World Games in Wuhan. Both parties have the confidence and determination to hold the most successful CISM World Games ever by joint efforts.

Both parties focused on specific work of wide concern to all delegations, such as registration, competition organization, concierge reception and sports events of disabled solders, and finally reached consensus.

At 13:30pm of April 27, local time, Wuhan Executive Commission Mission participated in the 74th CISM General Assembly and Congress. President Guo Jianzhong and Executive Vice Mayor Hu Yabo delivered their speeches. So far, the preparatory work for the 7th CISM World Games has achieved the phased objectives, and 35 venue and facility construction projects have been mostly completed; a total of 38 test event plans for 27 sports events have been determined, which cover all of sports events and competitive venues, and wresting and other test events have been successively held; CISM World Games have been widely publicized around China and the world; and service support work has been actively promoted, and some work has reached the standards required by the competition.

Subsequently, Wuhan Executive Commission gave a declarative report about relevant policies and work arrangement in 13 aspects, including registration, reception and transportation, and competition organization, and then answered questions about news publicity and other concerns to delegations of various countries on the spot.

President Guo Jianzhong and Executive Vice Mayor Hu Yabo, on behalf of Wuhan Executive Commission, and CISM President Hervé Piccirillo jointly signed the Cooperation Agreement for Solidarity Program of the 7th CISM World Games in 2019.

The preparatory work for the 7th CISM World Games has been widely praised by representatives of member states present there. At the meeting, Gianni Gola, Honorary President of CISM, said emotionally that the declarative report about policies and arrangement of the 7th CISM World Games was the most wonderful, complete, professional and clearest explanation for policy release ever. He believed that the 7th CISM World Games would be the most successful one ever in the history of CISM.  【By WU JIE】