Mayor Ying meets FIBA chief
September 11, 2019
Shanghai Mayor Ying Yong met Horacio Muratore, president of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), in Shanghai yesterday.
Ying expressed his gratitude to FIBA for choosing China as the host of the ongoing FIBA Basketball World Cup and particularly Shanghai as one of the venue cities.
Basketball is one of the favorite sports of Chinese people, and the World Cup games in Shanghai will be an opportunity for the city to strengthen cooperation and exchanges with FIBA, promoting the development of basketball in China, Ying noted.