Environment-friendly Olympics, Technology-empowered Olympics and Culture-enriched Olympics
The fact that Beijing has been awarded / Beijing’s success in winning the right to host the 2008 Olympic Games shows the world’s recognition and trust of Beijing. As "the goal of Olympism is to place everywhere sport at the service of the harmonious development of man, with a view to encouraging the establishment of a peaceful society concerned with the preservation of human dignity" Beijing has proposed / put forward, in harmony with this spirit, the concepts of Environment-friendly Olympics, Technology-empowered Olympics and Culture-enriched Olympics.
Environment-friendly Olympics requires that environmental protection (should) be given priority / taken as the first consideration in the planning and construction of Olympic infrastructures and facilities. rst consideration in the planning and construction of Olympic infrastructures and facilities. Beijing has been pressing ahead / forward / on with environmental protection in every field by launching various projects to improve the city’s ecological environment, with a view to considerably raising the environmental quality of the capital so as to eventually build / turn it into an ecology-friendly city. The 2008 Olympic Games to be held in Beijing will present itself as a refreshingly Green Olympics, which will add momentum to the worldwide endeavor / drive for environmental protection.
Science and technology empowers the progress of human civilization. Ancient China had once held an important place in the history of scientific and technological development. Today, the Chinese people, while sharing the technological accomplishments with the rest of the world, are contributing their part in all fields to propelling the advance of science and technology in the world. The technology-geared Olympics will showcase the latest development of science and technology, and display the achievements of technical innovation throughout the country. It will appear as a great multi-sport event sophisticated by high-tech applications. The Beijing Olympics in 2008, intended as a show-window for displaying high-tech achievements and innovation progress, will enhance Beijing’s capacity of technical innovation, and promote the industrialization of high-tech fruits and their wide application in people’s daily lives.
The Games of the 29th Olympiad to be hosted by Beijing will be a gala gathering featuring a culture-oriented massive sport event.It will extensively incarnate the Olympic spirit, disseminate the brilliant Chinese culture, and enhance the understanding, trust and friendship among the peoples all over the world. Upholding the “putting people first” principle and adopting the “sportsman-centered” approach, the Beijing Olympiad will create an atmosphere filled with humane care, rendering a full range of quality services to guests and friends from the four corners of the earth / globe. Against the backdrop / in the context of the 2008 version of Olympic Games, a rich program of events in a variety of forms will be staged, which will culminate in an international cultural pageantry amidst great jubilation.