On the evening of September 3, Wang Zhonglin, member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Shandong Provincial Committee and Secretary of CPC Jinan Municipal Committee, Vice Secretary of the CPC Jinan Municipal Committee and Mayor Sun Shutao met with members of the Advisory Committee who had come to attend the 2nd Annual Meeting of the International Economic Advisory Committee of the Mayor of Jinan at Shandong Hotel.
On behalf of the Municipal Party Committee and the Municipal Government, Wang Zhonglin welcomed all the distinguished guests who had come to Jinan in spite of the long distance of travel to seek the prosperity and development of Jinan. He said that the first annual meeting of Jinan Mayor's International Economic Advisory Committee was successfully held last year. With a highly responsible attitude towards Jinan, many constructive suggestions were put forward around the economic and social development of Jinan, which played a positive role in promoting the healthy and rapid development of Jinan's economy and society. Since the beginning of this year, Jinan's economic and social development has continued to maintain a strong momentum, while at the same time has been facing many new development opportunities. These include the new opportunities brought about by the goal orientation of "Shandong being in the forefront among other provinces", the new opportunities brought about by the transformation of old and new kinetic energy, the new opportunities brought about by the opening up, the new opportunities brought about by the strategy of "letting Jinan's economy lead Shandong as dragon head rising high", and new opportunities brought about by deepening reform to create good business environment. The new era calls for a new environment, new responsibilities, and new achievements. He hopes that all committee members will continue to pay attention to Jinan and devote more wisdom to Jinan, so as to help Jinan seize new opportunities and create new brilliance.
Javier Gimeno, Executive Chairman of the International Economic Advisory Committee of Jinan Mayor, and Chief Representative of Saint-Gobain Asia-Pacific Region and Chairman of the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry of China (French name as Chamber de Commerce et d'Industrie Française en Chine), said that since last year, the economic and social changes have taken place in Jinan with each passing day. The International Economic Advisory Committee of the Mayor of Jinan will devote more enthusiasm to play its role in a better state and put forward more and better suggestions for the development of Jinan in the future.
Jiang Xiaoguang, member of the Standing Committee of Jinan Municipal Party Committee and Secretary-General, and Vice Mayor Li Zijun attended the meeting.