National steering committee set up for hosting SEA Games 31, ASEAN Para Games 11

Update: 10:08 | 14/03/2020
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has set up a national steering committee for the organisation of the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) and the 11th Southeast Asian Para Games (ASEAN Para Games 11) in 2021.
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Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has been appointed head of the steering committee, while its deputy heads include Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien and Chairman of the People’s Committee of Ha Noi Nguyen Duc Chung.

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Vietnam U22 football team received the gold medal at SEA Games 30. (Photo: VNA)

The steering committee is tasked with helping the PM to direct relevant ministries, sectors, and localities to prepare for the SEA Games 31 and ASEAN Para Games 11.

It can make decisions on the scale, date and venues to hold the two Games, with Hanoi as the main site, as well as the establishment of an organising board for the two events with Minister Thien as its head.

The committee is responsible for instructing related ministries, sectors, and localities, and the organising board to hold the two Games in accordance with regulations of the Southeast Asian Games Federation and the ASEAN Para Sports Federation, as well as Vietnamese law.

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism is the standing office for the steering committee, which is responsible for ensuring its operation conditions, and making and approving a master plan on the preparation and organisation of the two Games.

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(Source: VNA)