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Beijing to provide high-standard services for Olympic participants
Updated: 2005-07-08 16:44

Beijing will provide participants in the 2008 Olympic Games with high-standard services, President of Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad( BOCOG) Liu Qi said here on Friday.

Reporting on the preparation for the Beijing Games to members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at its 117th Session, Liu assured the Committee that BOCOG will highlight the initiativein providing services and elaborate service programs.

"The success of Olympic security work has a direct bearing on the successful staging of the Olympic Games," Liu said, vowing to provide effective, well-planned and friendly security service for all Olympic participants.

Beijing will also take care of the accreditation, accommodation, transportation, catering as well as volunteer and language services concerning all media staff in an efficient and considerate way, according to the President.

In terms of transport services, Liu noted that the Beijing Municipal Government has been making greater efforts to speed up the construction of transportation infrastructure, improve traffic management, and educate road users.

Diverse measures like refining public transport routes and opening vehicle leasing services will be taken during the Beijing Games to make sure that transport services are safe, rapid, convenient and comfortable.

Services such as interpretation, facilities for religious activities, catering, sightseeing and shopping are also included in Liu's enhancement plan.

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