The Conference on Central Enterprise Aid to Tibet and Conference on Central Enterprise Contribution to the High-Quality Development of Tibet was held in Lhasa from September 16 to 17. Director of the Board of COSCO SHIPPING Mr. Wang Haimin attended the event on behalf of the corporation. He met with the leaders and relevant government departments of the Tibet Autonomous Region, and also reported the corporation’s aid work to the Director of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC) of the State Council Mr. Hao Peng, Secretary of the Party Committee of Tibet Autonomous Region Mr. Wu Yingjie, and Governor of Tibet Autonomous Region Mr. Qizhala.
The events include the exhibition of achievements of state-owned central enterprises in aiding Tibet during the 13th Five-Year Plan period, the symposium of central enterprise cadres on helping Tibet, and the signing ceremony of strategic cooperation agreements between some central enterprises and the Government of Tibet Autonomous Region.
COSCO SHIPPING has been aiding Lhorong County of Changdu City, Tibet Autonomous Region Since 2002 and started to provide aid to Riwoqê County in 2016, with a total investment of 307 million yuan and employee donations of 1.012 million yuan, implementing more than 180 projects. During the 13th Five-Year Plan period, centered on the spirit of the Sixth Central Conference on Tibetan Work, focusing on poverty alleviation ,improving people’s livelihood and enhancing social cohesion, COSCO SHIPPING invested a new record high of 123 million yuan in aid to Tibet, which helped Riwoqê and Lhorong counties achieve poverty alleviation in 2018 and 2019, respectively.