Preparations for Commonwealth Games remain on track

David Grevemberg
David Grevemberg says he is confident Glasgow will provide an outstanding event.

An inspection of preparations for Glasgow's Commonwealth Games has concluded they are on track for 2014.

The Commonwealth Games Federation concluded the first of six visits to the city with no problems flagged up.

Bruce Robertson, vice-president of the CGF said the inspection threw up no 'red flags'.

"We are satisfied with progress including progress on planning and delivery of the major infrastructure," he said.

"The Games governance structures are in good order. The partnership across the Scottish Government, Glasgow City Council and the Organising Committee is impressive; as good as we have seen of any recent Games.

"The next Co-ordination Commission visit is set for April 2012 and at that time we will be looking for the Organising Committee to have recruited more staff."

Glasgow 2014 chief executive David Grevemberg is confident of delivering a successful Games on time and on budget.

"We have achieved a great deal to date, we have a great team and we are confident we will deliver an outstanding Games," he said.