On the afternoon of May 18, 2017, Capt. Xu Lirong, Chairman of COSCO SHIPPING and Secretary of the Party Committee, and Mr. Wan Min, Director and President of COSCO SHIPPING, met in Qingdao with Mr. Zhang Jiangting, Member of the Standing Committee of Shandong Provincial Party Committee, Secretary of Qingdao Municipal Party Committee and Secretary of the Provincial Political and Judiciary Commission. During the meeting, both sides agreed that COSCO SHIPPING and Port of Qingdao should earnestly follow out the spirit of President Xi Jinping’s keynote speech at the Belt and Road Forum. Moreover, both sides shall strengthen cooperation, give full play to the port and shipping advantages, and thus further cooperation among various ports and terminals along the Belt and Road routes with assets as linkages. The two sides also exchanged views on other issues of common concern.
Mr. Zhu Hua, Member and Secretary General of the Standing Committee of Qingdao Municipal Party Committee, Mr. Zhang Deping, Deputy Mayor of Qingdao, Mr. Wang Yong, Director General of Qingdao Municipal Commission of Transport, and Mr. Zheng Minghui, Chairman of Port of Qingdao and Secretary of the Party Committee, were also present at the meeting.