On September 16, Mr. Zhu Zhisong, member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Shanghai Municipal Committee, Secretary of Pudong New Area Party Committee, Director of the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone Administration, Secretary of Party Working Committee and Director of the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone Lin-Gang Special Area Administration, and Mr. Hang Yingwei, Secretary-General of the Shanghai Municipal Government, Governor of Pudong New Area, and Executive Deputy Director of China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone Administration visited COSCO SHIPPING and met with Chairman of COSCO SHIPPING Capt. Xu Lirong.
During the meeting, Mr. Zhu Zhisong spoke highly of the contribution made by COSCO SHIPPING to the economic development of Shanghai, particularly to Pudong New Area and Lin-Gang Special Area. He said that continuous efforts will be exerted to optimize the business environment so as to create better conditions and provide better services for the development of COSCO SHIPPING in Shanghai. Capt. Xu Lirong expressed his gratitude to the Shanghai Municipal Government and Pudong New Area for their long-standing support to the corporation, and hoped that both sides would further deepen their cooperation, accelerate the construction of Shanghai International Shipping Center, and make greater contributions for Pudong New Area to become a pioneer of higher-level reform and opening up and leads the efforts to build China into a modern socialist country in an all-round way.
Leaders of Pudong New Area Government and Lin-Gang Special Area, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of COSCO SHIPPING Mr. Sun Yunfei, and relevant heads of the Executive Division, Strategy & Corporate Management Division, Finance and Accounting Division, and Human Resources Division also attended the meeting.