On the morning of April 19, a Party and government delegation headed by Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Secretary of Shanghai Municipal Party Committee, Mr. Li Qiang, and Secretary of the Party Committee and Director of the NPC Standing Committee of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Mr. Shi Taifeng, visited COSCO SHIPPING. Director of the Board and President of COSCO SHIPPING, Mr. Fu Gangfeng, received the delegation and briefed the visitors on the corporation’s latest developments.
In the afternoon, COSCO SHIPPING and the People’s Government of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region signed a strategic cooperation agreement in Suzhou. Mr. Shi Taifeng and Mr. Fu Gangfeng attended the ceremony and witnessed the signing of the document. Executive Vice President of COSCO SHIPPING, Mr. Huang Xiaowen, and Vice Chairman of the People’s Government of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Mr. Huang Zhiqiang, signed the agreement on behalf of each side.
According to the agreement, the two sides will enhance cooperation to further integrate into the Belt and Road Initiative with a joint effort to promote the development of the China-Mongolia-Russia Economic Corridor. This effort will create a more smoothly connected channel for the China-Europe Railway Express that generates mutually beneficial outcomes.
Relevant leaders of the government of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, its related cities and major government departments, executives of relevant companies in Inner Mongolia, and Assistant to President of COSCO SHIPPING and Chairman of COSCO SHIPPING Logistics, Mr. Han Jun, were also present at the meeting.