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Deputy Mayor Visits New Taipei City, Discusses Universiade Collaborations

In preparation for the 2017 Summer Universiade in Taipei, Deputy Mayor Teng Chia-ji led a delegation from Taipei City Government on a visit to New Taipei City Government to discuss cross-municipality cooperation on June 3.

The delegation was received by New Taipei City Deputy Mayor Ho Yo-yi.

On behalf of Taipei City, Teng expressed his gratitude to the officials of New Taipei City for their assistance in preparatory works for the upcoming international competition. He also brought up subjects spanning volunteers, torch relay route, ticketing services, to promotion activities for the games. Ho promised the support of New Taipei City Government in coordinating with Taipei City.

During the meeting, New Taipei City officials briefed the delegation on the progress of renovation works for venues such as Xinzhuang Baseball Stadium, Xinzhuang Track and Field Stadium, Jinhe Sports Park, Xinzhuang Gymnasium, Banshu Gymnasium, and Xinzhuang Sports Center.

As the host of the 50th International Children’s Games, New Taipei City Government is determined to transform itself into a sport city. The two sides will continue to discuss details on collaborations at follow-up meetings in the future.

Taipei City Government will also dispatch delegations to Taoyuan City Government and Hsinchu County Government to strengthen coordination among the five northern municipalities in preparation for the Universiade.