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INTERNATIONAL PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE

Co-ordination Commission Reviews Progress in Guangzhou

The first Co-ordination Commission for the Guangzhou 2010 Asian Para Games took place in Guangzhou, China, on 10 June. 10 Jun 2009 By IPC

In what coincided with the 550-day countdown to the Para Games, the meeting was held together with the Asian Paralympic Committee (APC). The fruitful exchange of information included updates from the Committee on the preparations for the Games, as well as the general progress of areas like accessibility.

The workshop was hosted by Deputy Secretary General of Guangzhou and the Guangzhou Asian Games Organizing Committee (GAGOC) Gu Shiyang, with attendees including International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Chief Executive Officer Xavier Gonzalez, President of the APC Dato Zainal Abu Zarin, and Vice President and Secretary General of the National Paralympic Committee of China Jia Yong.

During the event, the launch of the official website of the Guangzhou 2010 Asian Para Games was also announced, marking that the preparations for the Games have entered a new stage. As one of the most important platforms for the Games' news releases, the website will provide information of the Games at different stages of preparation and serve as the most convenient channel for the world to keep updated with the Games.

There are three versions of the website (simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese and English), which meet the particular needs of many different users. Additionally, the website is divided into various sections, which include News, Competition, Venues, Volunteers and information about the host city.