On September 1, a delegation led by Mr. Gong Zheng, Deputy Secretary of the Shanghai Municipal Party Committee and Mayor of Shanghai, had an inspection trip to COSCO SHIPPING, as part of the plan made by the Shanghai Municipal Party Committee to pay regular visits to local enterprises.
At the meeting, Chairman of COSCO SHIPPING Capt. Xu Lirong delivered a report concerning the reform and development of the corporation, the implementation of measures to ensure stability and security, the participation in the Belt and Road Initiative and regional economic cooperation, and the facilitation of Shanghai’s development into an international shipping center. He also expressed deep gratitude to the Shanghai Municipal Party Committee and Shanghai Municipal Government for their long-standing support to COSCO SHIPPING.
Gong was deeply impressed by the corporation’s achievements in pandemic prevention and control and the resumption of work. He fully affirmed the accomplishments made by COSCO SHIPPING in its corporate reform and development, and expressed heartfelt thanks to the corporation on behalf of the Shanghai Municipal Party Committee and Shanghai Municipal Government for its contribution to the economic and social development of Shanghai, especially in promoting the development of Shanghai into an international shipping center and trade center. He also hoped that COSCO SHIPPING would continue to play an important role in Shanghai’s economic and social development, and work together with the government to optimize the business environment and provide full support for business development.
During the inspection, the delegation also visited the COSCO SHIPPING Corporate Culture Exhibition Hall. Secretary General of the Shanghai Municipal Government and Director of the General Office of the Shanghai Municipal Government Mr. Chen Jing, heads of the Municipal Commission of Transport, and Director of the Board and President of COSCO SHIPPING Mr. Fu Gangfeng also participated in the inspection.