Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, May 7. President Xi Jinping had a phone conversation with IOC President Bach on May 7.
Xi Jinping congratulated Bach on his re-election as President of the International Olympic Committee, saying that under the leadership of President Bach, the International Olympic Committee has united all forces to promote the vigorous development of the Olympic Movement.
Since the outbreak of the new crown pneumonia, the International Olympic Committee has done a lot of work to provide positive energy for global solidarity in fighting the epidemic.
The epidemic has had a great impact on sports events such as the Olympic Games.
China is willing to continue to cooperate with the International Olympic Committee and support the hosting of the Tokyo Olympics.
China is willing to strengthen vaccine cooperation with the International Olympic Committee and jointly build an effective barrier to protect athletes from participating safely.
Xi Jinping emphasized that China is steadily advancing various preparatory work around the goal of hosting the Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics as scheduled.
At present, all competition venues have been completed, competition organization and venue operations have been carried out in an orderly manner, competition service guarantees have been accelerated, and publicity and cultural activities have been promoted in an orderly manner.
The Chinese side has organized the snow project and the ice project test activities to effectively test the key elements involved in the competition.
China will organize various test competitions in the second half of the year to lay a more solid foundation for the Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
Xi Jinping emphasized that the Beijing Winter Olympics and the Paralympic Winter Games are grand events for all countries in the world, and are a stage for fair competition among global athletes.
Thank the International Olympic Committee for its active support and guidance for the preparation of the Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
China has full confidence in the success of the Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics as scheduled, and is willing to work with the International Olympic Committee and the international community to ensure that the Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics become a simple, safe and exciting Olympic event.
Bach expressed his congratulations to China for its proud achievements in development in various fields. In particular, China took the lead in successfully fighting the new crown pneumonia epidemic and was the first to resume economic growth, which played an important leading role in global anti-epidemic cooperation and economic recovery.
The International Olympic Committee attaches great importance to good cooperation with China and is willing to strengthen vaccine cooperation with China.
The preparations for the Beijing Winter Olympics are currently at an important stage.
The International Olympic Committee adheres to the "Olympic Charter", opposes the politicization of the Olympic Movement, and is willing to continue to cooperate closely with China to fully support China in hosting the Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics as scheduled.
It is believed that the Beijing Winter Olympics and the Winter Paralympics will show the world their exemplary power in fighting the epidemic, promote the development of world ice and snow sports, and make important contributions to the development of the Olympic movement.