On February 4, the twenty-third of the twelfth lunar month of the lunar calendar, the new year, the first anniversary of the countdown to the opening of the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022.
More than half a month ago, General Secretary Xi Jinping braved the severe cold and came to Haidian, Yanqing, Zhangjiakou and other places, went deep into stadiums, training bases, transportation hubs, etc., to learn about the preparations for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
△From January 18 to 20, 2021, Xi Jinping inspected Beijing and Hebei, and presided over a report on the preparations for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
This is the afternoon of the 19th. Xi Jinping inspected the National Ski Jumping Center in Zhangjiakou Competition Area.
"Successfully hosting the Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics is a major event for the party and the country. It is our solemn commitment to the international community. The mission of preparing for the Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics is glorious and significant."
Xi Jinping's loud and vocal words conveyed China's firm determination to fulfill its promises, and also let the world once again see China's demeanor of a great country of "words must be trusted and actions must be resolute."
"Insist on running the Olympics cleanly, strictly budget management, control the cost of running the Olympics, strengthen process supervision, and make the Winter Olympics as pure and clean as ice and snow."
General Secretary Xi Jinping regards diligence and frugality as an important part of "organizing Olympics with integrity."
On January 20, 2021, the General Secretary pointed out at the report meeting on preparations for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, that the requirements of “simple, safe, and exciting” should be highlighted.
The venues of the Beijing Winter Olympics strictly control the space requirements, and try to "subtract" the demand under the premise of ensuring that the event is held, bid farewell to large-scale construction, and fully embodies the concept of "run the Olympics frugally".
General Secretary Xi Jinping explained the "Green Olympics": We must insist on giving priority to ecology, saving resources, and being environmentally friendly, so as to lay the foundation for a beautiful China for the Winter Olympics.
Technology contributes to green and sustainable development.
Regarding "the top priority of running the Beijing Winter Olympics and the Paralympics"-venue construction, General Secretary Xi Jinping pointed out that "it is necessary to highlight the characteristics of technology, wisdom, green, and frugality, and focus on the use of advanced technology."
In the Beijing competition area, technology has injected new vitality into the renovation of the venues; in the Yanqing competition area, the construction of the Winter Olympics and ecological restoration have been promoted simultaneously; in the Zhangjiakou competition area, the national ski jumping center "Snow Ruyi" has set many world firsts...
Seven years ago, in Sochi, Russia, Xi Jinping told IOC President Bach, “In China, ice and snow sports do not enter Shanhaiguan. If the ice and snow projects can be promoted within the customs, it is expected to drive two or three billion people to participate and ignite China. The torch of snow sports."
When meeting with Bach in early 2017, President Xi Jinping said that he would use the Beijing Winter Olympics as an opportunity to make competitive sports better, faster, higher and stronger, and at the same time vigorously develop mass sports, and achieve national health through national fitness. Achieve the goal of a comprehensive well-off society.
With Xi Jinping's personal planning and personal promotion, China's ice and snow sports "southern expansion, west expansion, eastward advance" strategy was implemented in depth, and more people went to the ice rink and into the snow rink.
The ski resort at the doorstep, the volunteers around, the children's skating lessons... With the help of the east wind of "driving 300 million people to participate in ice and snow sports", ice and snow sports have entered the daily lives of Chinese people.
The "torch of ice and snow sports" has been ignited, not only to the southeast and northwest, but also to spring, summer, autumn and winter.
"Meet in Beijing in 2022!"
In February next year, China will join hands with the world to go to the ice and snow event!