The General Office of the State Council Approved to Establish the Organizing Committee and Executive Committee of 2020 CIFTIS

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To host the 2020 China International Fair for Trade in Services (2020 CIFTIS) successfully, an Organizing Committee and an Executive Committee of 2020 CIFTIS (hereinafter referred to as the Organizing Committee and the Executive Committee) will be established upon the approval of the State Council.

The main responsibilities of the Organizing committee are to review the overall plan, implementation plan and related work; to coordinate important matters in preparatory work and make resolutions and decisions; to coordinate and promote the preparation and participation of various departments and companies; to invite institutions of relevant countries and regions, and international organizations to participate in the exhibition on behalf of the Chinese government; and to decide what major issues need to be reported to the Party Central Committee and the State Council during preparation. Hu Chunhua, Vice Premier of the State Council, will serve as the Chairman; Cai Qi, Secretary of Beijing Municipal Party Committee, will serve as the Executive Vice Chairman; and Zhong Shan, Minister of Commerce, Chen Jining, Mayor of Beijing, Gao Yu, Deputy Secretary-general of State Council, and Ma Zhaoxu, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, will serve as Vice Chairmen. The committee consists of 48 people, including Guo Weimin, a member of the Publicity Department of the CPC Central Committee and Deputy Director of State Council Information Office; Yang Xiaowei, Deputy Director of Cyberspace Administration of China; Chen Yulu, Deputy Governor of People’s Bank of China; Zhou Liang, Vice Chairman of the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission; Fang Xinghai, Vice Chairman of China Securities Regulatory Commission; Zheng Wei, Deputy Head of State Administration of Foreign Exchange; Yin Yong, member of Standing Committee of Beijing Municipal Party Committee and Vice Mayor of Beijing;, and Yang Jinbai, Vice Mayor of Beijing. The Organizing Committee is of a liaison office and its daily work is organized by a special leadership formed by staff from the Ministry of Commerce and Beijing Municipal Government. Moreover, it has four working groups including the Foreign Affairs Group, Security Group, Publicity Group, and Exhibition Group, which are managed by the Ministry of Commerce, the Ministry of Public Security, the Publicity Department of the CPC Central Committee and Beijing Municipal Government respectively.

The main responsibilities of the Executive Committee are to research and put forward the overall plan and implementation plan under the leadership of the Organizing Committee, implement the relevant decisions made by the committee, manage relevant work during preparation, report the work progress to the committee on a regular basis, allocate the resources on site during exhibition, and manage other work assigned by the committee. Cai Qi, Secretary of Beijing Municipal Party Committee, will serve as the Director of Executive Committee. Zhong Shan, Minister of Commerce, Chen Jining, Mayor of Beijing, Wang Xiaofeng, a member of the Leading Party Group of Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Chen Yulu, Deputy Governor of People’s Bank of China, Zhang Shenfeng, Vice Chairman of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, and Long Guoqiang, Deputy Director of Development Research Center of the State Council, will serve as the Executive Directors; and Wang Bingnan, Vice Minister of Commerce, Cui Shuqiang, member of the Standing Committee of Beijing Municipal Party Committee and Executive Vice Mayor of Beijing, and Yin Yong, member of Standing Committee of Beijing Municipal Party Committee and Vice Mayor of Beijing, will serve as the deputy directors. Other positions will be mainly held by comrades from relevant departments of Beijing.