The State Council released a circular on March 14, to establish the organizing committee of the sixth Asian Beach Games in 2020.
Gou Zhongwen, head of the General Administration of Sport of China, and Shen Xiaoming, governor of Hainan province, were appointed as committee chairmen, according to the circular.
Two internal organs of the organizing committee, a general office and a working committee, will be set up, the circular said.
The general office will be located at the Hainan provincial department of tourism, culture, radio, television and sports, while the working committee will be at the municipal government of Sanya. Names and staff composition of the organs will be adjusted as needed.