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City Delegation Presents Report on Taipei Universiade Preparations to FISU Officials

During the International University Sports Federation (FISU) Executive Meeting at the Holiday Inn in the city of Gwangju, Deputy Mayor Chou Li-fang delivered a report to the organization’s members on the progress of preparations for the 2017 Taipei Universiade.

The report covered topics spanning progress during the first half of 2015, structure of the organization and committee, introductions of leaders in the different departments, to objectives for the second half of 2015. Issues such as volunteer training, venue preparations, event schedules, transportation plans, and safety measures were also mentioned.

After the briefing session, FISU President Claude-Louis Gallien and other members of the executive committee expressed their satisfaction and approval for the preparation measures taken by Taipei City for the 2017 Summer Universiade. The officials expressed their confidence in the success of the upcoming international sports event in Taipei.

Regarding the venue for the opening and closing ceremonies of the Taipei Universiade, FISU indicated that it will make a decision following an official and detailed report by Taipei City.

Due to the recent MERS outbreak in the Seoul Area, Chairman Lawrence D. Rink of the International Medical Committee of FISU reported on the preventive measures taken to minimize the risk of contamination during the Gwangju Universiade.