A senior Chinese official said here on Tuesday security was the priority for the Beijing Olympics determined to make satisfaction among a worldwide audience.
"At present, the security work for the Olympics is in a key phase, and we should mobilize the masses of people to contribute to the security of the Games," said Zhou Yongkang, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, during his inspection tour in a community in Beijing's Dongcheng District.
Zhou Yongkang (2nd R Front), member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, inspects a police station in the Nanchizi Community of Donghuamen Street in Beijing, capital of China, July 22, 2008. Zhou inspected public security posts for Olympics security work in Beijing on Tuesday. (Xinhua Photo)
He further urged major officials of security-related departments and bureaus to monitor the safety work personally to ensure a smooth, orderly and effective operation.
For all police, armed police and the army who shoulder the major responsibility of safety work, Zhou emphasized close cooperation between the forces and stressed quick and effective response to security emergencies.
Zhou also inspected Beijing's Capital International Airport to check security work there, urging to improve work efficiency to shorten checking duration and improve services for the convenience of passengers.
Zhou Yongkang (R Front) talks with a volunteer during his inspection at Terminal Three of Capital International Airport in Beijing, capital of China, July 22, 2008. (Xinhua Photo)
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