Hunan Provincial Leaders Meet with Guests Attending CICEE
Du Jiahao, CPC Hunan Provincial Committee secretary and Hunan Provincial People's Congress Standing Committee director, and Xu Dazhe, CPC Hunan Provincial Committee deputy secretary and Hunan governor, met with guests attending the 2019 Changsha International Construction Equipment Exhibition (CICEE) in Changsha on May 14, 2019. They are persons in charge of the domestic and international business associations,Fortune Global 50 construction machinery manufacturers, Fortune Global 500 construction machinery supporting manufacturers, relevant national ministries and commissions, state-owned enterprises, financial institutions, large private enterprises, and officials of 23 embassies in China.
The meeting was also attended by Xin Guobin, vice minister of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology; Wang Ruixiang, president of the China Machinery Industry Federation; Zheng Huiqiang, former chairman of the China Construction Machinery Society; Tauaika Utaatu, ambassador of the Kingdom of Tonga to China; Ahcène Boukhelfa, Algerian ambassador to China; John Andruga Duku, South Sudan’s Ambassador to China; Brian McGuire, president of Associated Equipment Distributors (AED); Wang Tianyi, CEO of the China Everbright Group Ltd.,; and Hunan provincial leaders such as Hu Henghua, Xie Jianhui, Zhang Jianfei and He Baoxiang.
Secretary Du, on behalf of the CPC Hunan Provincial Committee and the People’s Government of Hunan Province, welcomed the participants and thanked all parties for their long-term support for the development of Hunan construction machinery industry. He said, “Hunan is one of the important bases in China's construction machinery industry. It is our long-cherished wish to hold a world-class construction equipment exhibition, which will enable the world's top construction machinery giants to gather in Changsha and show themselves.”
He added that the Hunan government will make every effort to be a good host and learn from the successful experience of internationally-renowned exhibitions such as the Bauma Exhibition (i.e. the International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines, Construction Vehicles and Construction Equipment). He noted, “We will host CICEE with high starting point and standards, and build a good platform for the global construction machinery industrial enterprises to strengthen cooperation and friendship, and learn from each other. The platform will promote the technological innovation and intelligence level of the industry.” He expected that this exhibition will also be an opportunity to further deepen communication and cooperation between Hunan and domestic and foreign construction machinery manufacturers, distributors, industry associations, and financial institutions; expand Hunan’s opening up; continuously extend the industrial chain; and, better boost Hunan's convention and exhibition economy and high-quality development of advanced manufacturing industry.
The guests remarked that the holding of CICEE is inseparable from Hunan’s convenient transportation location and good industrial foundation. They believed that with the great support of the CPC Hunan Provincial Committee and the People’s Government of Hunan Province on the construction machinery industry, the exhibition will become one of the most influential professional exhibitions in the industry. They also expected, through this platform, to further promote closer communication and collaboration of construction machinery manufacturers, distributors, and scientific research institutions at home and abroad. The Changsha International Construction Machinery Exhibition will be better and better, they added.