On January 5, Sudan envoy to China Mr. Abdelgadir A.M. Dafalla visited Beijing Olympic City Development Association (BODA) as the first international guest to BODA in 2012.
Secretary General Wu Jingmi briefed Dafalla on BODA's main tasks such as legacy study of the Beijing 2008 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Olympic City Sports & Cultural Festival, promotion of Olympic education, international exchange and cooperation, involvement with high-end international sports competitions. According to Wu, BODA is also strengthening the exchange with other countries and regions by joining the World Union of Olympic Cities and initiating the "Olympic Family" plan, lending out successful experience in organizing large-scale sport events and providing professional input in event planning and organization.
Mr. Abdelgadir A.M. Dafalla expressed his unforgettable memory over the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games and his admiration for the successful staging of the event. He said that Sudan should learn from Beijing in organizing major sport events and hoped that there could be more exchange and communication opportunities with BODA in the future.