Hu Chunhua Presided over the First Plenary Meeting of the Organizing Committee of 2020 CIFTIS

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On June 4, 2020, the first plenary meeting of the Organizing Committee of 2020 China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) was held in Beijing. Hu Chunhua, Vice Premier of the State Council and Chairman of the Organizing Committee presided over the meeting and delivered a speech. He stressed that, we should earnestly follow the important instructions made by General Secretary Xi Jinping, make preparations in a down-to-earth manner according to the decisions and arrangements of the Central Committee of the CPC and the State Council, ensure holding a distinctive, effective and high-quality fair, and strive to achieve the goal of creating “the global most influential international first-class fair for trade in services.”

Cai Qi, Secretary of Beijing Municipal Party Committee and Executive Vice Chairman of the Organizing Committee, attended the meeting.

Under the current background of continuous spread of global epidemic and extremely severe and complex economic and trade situation, Vice Premier Hu pointed out that, holding a successful fair for trade in services is of great significance in doing a good job of “six stabilizations” and implementing task of “six guarantees,” showing the national decision of unswervingly opening wider to the outside world, promoting the economic globalization, and strengthening the international cooperation in economy and trade.

He stressed that, to complete the heavy task of making preparations for 2020 CIFTIS in the very short period of time, all member units should further enhance the sense of urgency, assess the development of global epidemic based on science, and concentrate on refining and improving the overall scheme and various plans. They should make their best efforts to organize and guarantee major events such as summits and forums, start the investor and exhibitor attraction as soon as possible, strengthen the supply and demand coordination and transaction promotion, promote solidly the news publicity, and further improve the guarantee level of services. Besides, they should establish and improve the working mechanism, clarify the division of responsibilities, strengthen coordination, and form the powerful force in making concerted efforts to hold the fair jointly.

On the afternoon of June 5, Yin Yong, Vice Mayor of Beijing, Yang Jinbai, Vice Mayor of Beijing, and Yang Xiuling and Li Zhijie, secretary-generals of Beijing Municipal Government, conveyed the gist of the first plenary meeting of the Organizing Committee of 2020 CIFTIS and put forward the implementing requirements.