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Ambassador CHEN Xu Met with FIBA Secretary General
2019/12/03
 

 

On 25 November, Ambassador CHEN Xu, Permanent Representative of the People's Republic of China to the United Nations Office at Geneva and Other International Organizations in Switzerland met with Mr. Andreas Zagklis, Secretary General of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA).

Mr. Zagklis congratulated on the successful conclusion of the FIBA Basketball World Cup (FBWC) 2019 in China, and expressed FIBA's great pleasure in having the Chinese Head of State, President Xi Jinping, at FBWC 2019 opening ceremony, which had been a great inspiration to basketball sports in the world. That China perfectly acted as a warm and professional host to the biggest ever basketball event was memorable.

Ambassador CHEN said that the Chinese leadership attached great importance to the development of sports cause, and the Chinese Government as well as sports community actively participated in and made important contribution to international sports exchange and cooperation. The Permanent Mission of China would continue providing assistance for FIBA to expand cooperation with China.

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