According to the requirements of Sun Dongsheng, Honorary Chairman of the Organizing Committee and Vice Governor of the provincial government, at 3:00 p.m. June 11th, Xing Aiguo, the Chairman of the Organizing Committee of 2018 FISU World University American Football Championship, and the Deputy Secretary General of the provincial government, came to our university to check the preparation of events such as the safety of events, safety of electricity, venues, athletes and officials' residence, dining , etc. Accompanied by Sun Xianmin, Executive Chairman of the Organizing Committee and Secretary of the Party Committee of Harbin University of Commerce, Li Xiaomei, Secretary General of the Organizing Committee, Chairmen of the Labor Union of Harbin University of Commerce, Liu Wenjun, Leader of the Hosting Team of Organizing Committee, Director of the administrative office of Harbin University of Commerce.
Mr. Xing Aiguo visited the main sites such as the Longtang Hotel, the International Students’ Apartment, the stadium, the Expert Apartment and so on successively. He also inspected the athletes’ village, the officials’ encampment, the competition areas, the facilities and the dining conditions. At Longtang Hotel, the leaders of HUC in charge of the job introduced to Mr. Xing about the progress of the preparations of the accommodation for the athletes and officials, the arrangement of meals, medical security measures and so on, and accompanied him to exam the dining room, the accommodation rooms and the physiotherapy room. At the foreign student’ apartments, Mr. Xing learned about the present situation of the Chinese team members on registration and check-in firstly, inspected the athletes’ rooms mainly, listening to the leaders of HUC in charge to instruct about the room settings, the internal facilities, the preparations of spare parts and so on. Then, he inspected the public kitchen, the classrooms and the laundry rooms as the public living & learning settings. In the stadium, the staff introduced the venue and facilities in detail. Xing Aiguo had a friendly exchange with the Chinese team members who were training in the field, encouraging them to learn from each other,, compete hard in the competition, show the charm of the national team, and strive for the glory of the University and the country. Finally, the expert apartment was checked. The expert apartment provides accommodation and food for Team Mexico, the technical personnel of the competition, and the Chinese team. Xing Aiguo also checked the special ice making machines, relaxation areas, athletes' rooms and cafeterias.
Through on-the-spot inspection, Xing Aiguo fully affirmed our university's efforts and remarkable results in the preparations for the events, and asked all the departments to arrange well to ensure that the facilities of the events are well-functioning, the accommodation and the dining conditions are well-prepared, and the service for the event is ready. A busy but orderly pre-game atmosphere was clearly presented. We hope that the ministries and committees of the organizing committee will cooperate with each other and work together to ensure a smooth and successful competition.