On October 16, the unveiling ceremony of COSCO SHIPPING (Lincang) Logistics Co., Ltd. was held in Lincang, Yunnan Province. Mr. Fu Gangfeng, Director of the Board, President and Deputy Party Secretary of COSCO SHIPPING and Mr. Zhang Zhizheng, Deputy Secretary of Lincang Municipal Party Committee and Mayor of Lincang jointly unveiled the plaque for the company.
Mr. Zhang Shanmin, Chairman of the Trade Union of COSCO SHIPPING, Mr. Han Jun, Assistant to the President of COSCO SHIPPING and President and Party Secretary of COSCO SHIPPING Logistics, leaders from Lincang Municipal Party Committee and Government and the entire staff of COSCO SHIPPING (Lincang) Logistics Co., Ltd. attended the unveiling ceremony.
The ceremony was presided over by Ms. Zhu Mei, a member of the Standing Committee of Lincang Municipal Party Committee and Vice Mayor of Lincang. In his speech, Mr. Zhang Zhizheng extended his gratitude to COSCO SHIPPING for its long-term support and assistance to Lincang in terms of education, labor and industrial development. He also expressed his welcome to the development of Lincang’s logistics industry by COSCO SHIPPING, hoping that the new company will give fresh impetus to the city’s economic development.
During his talks with the main leaders of Lincang, Mr. Fu Gangfeng said COSCO SHIPPING has established a deep friendship with Lincang over the years, and the two sides have created a favorable atmosphere for cooperation through forms of fixed-point poverty alleviation and official exchanges. Noting that the establishment of the company has pushed their cooperation into a new stage, he expressed the hope that the two sides can leverage the joint venture platform and make use of their own advantages to explore an industrial development pattern consistent with local conditions and with strong potential for development, and make attempts to engage Lincang in the Belt and Road Initiative and the construction of the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor.
Han Jun said in his speech that founding the company is an important symbol of implementing the strategic cooperation framework agreement between COSCO SHIPPING and Lincang. He expressed the hope that the company will carry forward the fine traditions of COSCO SHIPPING and make contributions to local poverty alleviation and economic development based on the principles of entrepreneurship, innovation and benefit creation.
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