Leaders of Shaanxi Province of China (XU Dazhao, JIA Feng, ZHAO Runmin) met with Professor Zhang Ying and Dr. Urs Lustenberger ( NSRI Global Partner )
@ China International Import Expo (CIIE), Shanghai
November 6th, 2019
Leaders of Shaanxi Province of China (XU Dazhao, JIA Feng, ZHAO Runmin) met with Dr. Lustenberger, the Chairman of the Swiss Asian Chamber of Commerce, and Professor Zhang Ying, Associate dean of Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, in Shanghai, at CIIE 2019.
Nov. 6th, 2019
On November 6th, 2019, The Deputy Governor XU Datong, the Secretary General JIA Feng, and the Director of the Department of Commerce ZHAO Runmin met with the Chairman of the Swiss Asian Chamber of Commerce, Dr.Urs Lustenberger, and professor Zhang Ying, associate dean of Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, at the Shaanxi Non-Heritage Club of CIIE 2019 in Shanghai.
In this meeting, the Deputy Governor Mr. Xu discussed with Lustenberger and Zhang on cooperation intention between Shaanxi Province and Switzerland as well as Europe. Governor Xu expressed his warm welcome to the two guests in CIIE 2019, expressed his appreciation to the two guests in their role of bridging Shaanxi province and Europe, as well as taking Shaanxi as the future primary choice for Sino-Swiss cooperation in China. Governor XU introduced numerous representative works of the intangible cultural heritage in the Shaanxi Pavilion at CIIE to Lustenberger and Zhang, and invited the two to taste the specialties and fruits of Shaanxi at the expo too.
Governor XU said that Shaanxi Province not only has rich history and culture, but also owns China’s leading technological innovation capabilities. He hopes to have full and in-depth cooperation with the Swiss side. President Lustenberger and Professor Zhang expressed their gratitude to Governor XU for his time in Shanghai and his hospitality.
Dr. Lustenberger said Switzerland shares common characteristics with Shaanxi in terms of cultural history and technological innovation. He also introduced the Sino-Swiss Belt and Road Third-Party Development Memorandum of Cooperation signed at the Belt and Road Summit in Beijing in April this year, between two countries. He said the Swiss government, corporate industry and academic circles are very much looking forward to have in-depth cooperation with China. He believes Shaanxi's high-quality scientific and technological innovation capabilities and Switzerland's leading position in global technology and economic innovation will certainly lay a solid foundation for long-term cooperation between the two sides. Chairman Lustenberger warmly invited Vice Governor Xu to participate in the Identitat Global Forum hosted by the Swiss Asian Chamber of Commerce and Caspian Week at Davos World Economics in January 2020, with heads of state and business elites to discuss the Belt and Road progress and the changing pattern of the world.
At the same time, Professor Zhang Ying and Dr. Lustenberger expressed willingness to contribute to the further cooperation between entrepreneurs from Shaanxi province China and European companies, as well as international advanced management education and medical health education for stakeholders from Shaanxi Province. Governor XU expressed his gratitude and emphasized that the cooperation between Shaanxi Province and Switzerland and Europe must be put in place and carried out in a down-to-earth manner.
Finally, on behalf of the City of Zurich, Switzerland, Chairman Lustenberger gave Governor XU the Zurich City Honorary Pin. Governor XU also invited the Lustenberger and Zhang to visit Shaanxi again.
Reported by New Silk Road Institute and Erasmus China Business Center
Dr. Lustenberger: Chairman of the Asian Chamber of Commerce in Switzerland, Honorary Counsellor of the Philippines in Switzerland, Founding Partner of Lustenberger Law Firm, Global Partner of the New Silk Road Academy, Representative of 2019 Swiss State Visit to China.
Professor Zhang Ying: Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, associate dean of Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, The Netherlands
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