China's General Administration of Sports has listed the tournament as one of six major sports events during the "Golden Week" holiday.
The decision is made in light of the growing reputation and prestige of AFC competitions with the new brand taking effect from 2021, Asian football's governing body said in a statement.
This was Inter's first game of the season, as its clash with Benevento was postponed to September 30.
The 2016 French Open winner said at a press conference on his arrival in Paris that he would "make sure not to make the mistake twice."
The side coached by Diego Martinez had kicked off their campaign with league wins at home to Athletic Club and Alaves, while also getting through two Europa League qualifying rounds, with a 4-0 victory away to Albanian outfit, Teuta and a 2-0 win at home to Locomotive Tbilisi a week ago.
"This is the first major tournament in the last 11 months because of the epidemic. I know I can swim faster this time and want to see how fast I could be," said the bronze medalist of the world championships.
News of the transfer comes in the wake of Manchester City's 5-2 thrashing at home to Leicester City in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon. The game is the first time a side coached by Pep Guardiola has conceded five goals at home and once again served to highlight the problems at the heart of his side's defense.
"The point is to score goals, not hit the crossbar or post. It sometimes happens to us as well. We can do much better, especially on the goals we conceded," commented the Portuguese after the final whistle.
The 26-man squad also featured 11 Mexico-based players and three representatives from US Major League Soccer clubs.
Liu Shaofeng from Shandong and Tianjin's Yang Jintong finished joint first in the men's 50m freestyle in 22.72 seconds.
The Uruguayan came into the game as a 65th minute substitute with the score already 3-0 thanks to goals from Diego Costa, Angel Correa and the impressive Joao Felix.