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Hangzhou to host 2022 Asian Para Games

IANS  |  Sharjah 

With 19 days to go before the opening of the third in Jakarta, the Asian Committee (APC) on Sunday confirmed that in will host the fourth edition in 2022.

The confirmation comes following a visit to in July by APC and where they met with Yuan Jiajun, of Zhejiang, Xu Liyi, of Hangzhou, Chen Guomei, Vice Mayor, Wang Hong, and Zhong Wenjing, of Disabled Federation.

"During the visit, the APC delegation was briefed that about 5.5 per cent of the total population of nearly 9.5 million people in Hangzhou city had an impairment and were taken through plans to provide facilities to fully integrate them into the community by 2020," the APC said in a statement.

"In addition, they visited the facilities and viewed the venue that will stage the 2022 Games opening ceremony," the statement added.

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First Published: Sun, September 16 2018. 20:34 IST
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