Capital to host 23 sport competitions in SEA Games 31


VGP – Ha Noi will be a host of the opening and closing ceremonies, and the competition of 23 sports out of a total of 36 sports to be held during the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) and the 11th ASEAN Para Games (Para Games 11)

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The Standing Committee of the Ha Noi Party Committee on November 12 asked for careful preparations for the hosting of the SEA Games 31 and Para Games 11 in 2021 in the city.

Specifically, the municipal Party Committee asked concerned agencies to focus on reviewing, building and upgrading sports facilities and complexes to ensure progress, quality and safety; renovating existing facilities; accelerating urban embellishment, mobilizing the people in ensuring social order and security and making the capital more elegant, civilized and modern.

Facilities and equipment for training the city's athletes should be upgraded and their remunerations improved. 

The Ha Noi Department of Culture and Sports will select coaches and athletes with ethics, capabilities and qualifications to join the Viet Nam Sports Delegation.

The Capital city’s Commission for Communication and Education is in charge of advising the municipal Party Committee to disseminate the directive to the public and report the results to the Standing Board of the municipal Party Committee./.

By Kim Loan