Madame CHENG Hong, Vice Mayor of Beijing Municipality, met, on May 29, with Mayor of Germany’s City of Cologne Henriette Reker and her delegation who were invited to participate in the China Beijing International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS). The two primarily exchanged opinions on promotion of cooperation in areas such as business, culture and sports. BSAM Companies Vice President, General Manager of the National Stadium WU Xiaonan was present at the meeting and also introduced to the visiting guests about the post Games operation of the once Olympic venue.
Madame Henriette Reker highly commended on the achievements scored by the Bird’s Nest in operation, rendered her appreciation over the spatial ambience created at the Bird’s Nest Culture Center, and expressed her hope to facilitate cooperation between Cologne’s sports industry/ competition organization and the “Bird’s Nest.” Currently, Bird’s Nest Culture Center is engaging with German Sports University Cologne about collaboration on sports big data development.
（Contributed by the National Stadium）