On September 28, Beijing time, the Chinese government website issued the "Letter from the General Office of the State Council on Approving the Establishment of the 2023 AFC Asian Cup China Organizing Committee", agreeing to establish the 2023 AFC Asian Cup China Organizing Committee, which is governed by the General Administration of Sports Director Gou Zhongwen and Beijing Mayor Chen Jining served as chairman, and Deputy Director of the General Administration of Sports Du Zhaocai served as executive chairman.
General Administration of Sports:
Your Bureau’s "Request for the Formation of the 2023 AFC Asian Cup China Organizing Committee" (Tibanzi  No. 129) has received it. With the consent of the leading comrades of the State Council, the reply is as follows:
1. Agree to establish the 2023 AFC Asian Cup China Organizing Committee (hereinafter referred to as the Organizing Committee), with Gou Zhongwen, Director of the General Administration of Sports, Chen Jining, Mayor of Beijing, as the chairman, and Du Zhaocai, Deputy Director of the General Administration of Sports, as the executive chairman.
2. The organizing committee shall establish a secretariat, located in the Chinese Football Association, to undertake the daily work of the organizing committee, and other internal institutions shall be determined by the organizing committee according to the work needs.
3. Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Chongqing, Chengdu, Xi'an, Dalian, Qingdao, Xiamen, Suzhou and other undertaking cities shall establish corresponding working institutions and report to the organizing committee for confirmation.
Office of the State Council
September 22, 2020
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