|Beijing 2008 mag issued
[ 2006-04-13 16:35 ]
The first periodical recording the progress being made in Beijing's preparations for
the Olympic Games - Beijing 2008 - was officially issued in Beijing
The magazine consists of 16 pages with an issue of approximately 20,000
The color-printed magazine carries articles in Chinese-English and
Chinese-French bi-linguistic versions.
Targeting the International Olympic Committee (IOC), National/Regional
Olympic Committees, International Sports Federations (IFs), members of the
Olympic Family, and overseas media, the first issue of the publication
shed light on Beijing's eleventh five-year plan, and glanced at the
Olympic preparation progress.
The journal, currently a quarterly, will be issued more regularly and
next year it is expected to be a bi-monthly while in 2008 it will be a
President of the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX
Olympiad (BOCOG) Liu Qi and IOC President Rogge Jacques have sent their
congratulations to its first issue.