|Yang Jiechi Meets with IOC President Thomas Bach|
On July 2, 2017, State Councilor Yang Jiechi met with President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach at Zhongnanhai.
Yang Jiechi said that China has maintained sound cooperation with the IOC. President Xi Jinping paid a historic visit to the IOC this January and elevated bilateral relations to a new height. It is hoped that both sides could continuously deepen cooperation and jointly make the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games a splendid, extraordinary and remarkable Olympic event.
Thomas Bach expressed that China has made tremendous contributions to the development of Olympic Games. It is believed that under the joint efforts of China and the IOC, the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games will surely be a splendid and successful event.