The theme for both ceremonies will be harmony and civilization, particularly the evolution of the Chinese civilization and its fusion with world civilization.
The torch tower of the Games is also under construction.
“By now, 27 of the 37 Olympic stadiums and gyms have been completed, and the rest will be completed before next February,” said Liu.
Liu also admitted that the enthusiasm of the Chinese people for the Olympic Games had been underestimated, which had led to the paralysis of the online ticketing office. The rest tickets will be sold according to the result of ballot, so that no such problems will occur again, said Liu.