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Shanxi to hold second National Youth Games

Updated: Jul 13,2015 10:46 AM

The State Council authorized Shanxi province on July 7 to hold the second National Youth Games in 2019.

According to a document released by the State Council on July 13, funds needed for the preparation and holding of the games will be mainly raised by the Shanxi provincial government, while the central government will grant a one-time subsidy to the province.

Construction fees for new facilities and equipment will be covered by Shanxi provincial government, the document said.

The State Council ordered the General Administration of Sport and Shanxi provincial government to fully utilize its local advantages while preparing for the games and make sure that they are held with a focus on efficiency and within budget.