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Guo Wenqing Meets with Zhaotong’s Party Committee Secretary Yang Yalin

On September 25, Mr. Guo Wenqing, China Minmetals’ President and Party Group Deputy Secretary and MCC Chairman and Party Committee Secretary, held a meeting with the visiting Zhaotong delegation headed by the city’s Party Committee Secretary Yang Yalin. The two sides exchanged ideas on how to strengthen industrial cooperation and advance poverty reduction.

Guo welcomed the guests and briefed them on basic facts of China Minmetals and MCC. He pointed out that since strategic recombination, China Minmetals has overcome challenges and seen robust and steady progress, but is still struggling upward for more progress; MCC, as the “national team of metallurgical construction, backbone force of infrastructure construction, and forerunner of emerging industries”, is vigorously promoting infrastructure construction.

He stressed that since taking the mission to help reduce poverty in Zhenxiong, Yiliang and Weixin counties of Zhaotong city, Yunnan province, in 2002, China Minmetals has played an active role in local economic and social development by sending in-service cadres, providing direct financial help and promoting industrial project cooperation. It has the obligation to strengthen communication with the above three counties and Zhaotong city, get involved deeply in infrastructure construction of the city, expand industrial cooperation, alleviate poverty through industrial development, actively perform its social responsibility, help reduce poverty in Zhaotong and create more opportunities for its business development.

Yang thanked Guo for the hospitality and China Minmetals for its help in poverty alleviation in the past 15 years and then introduced the revolutionary history, economic development, mineral resources, tourism resources and transportation of Zhaotong city. He said the CPC Central Committee, the State Council, Yunnan Provincial Party Committee and People’s Government all highly value poverty alleviation in Zhaotong. Thanks to the support and help of China Minmetals, the city has made remarkable social and economic progress in the past 15 years and his people will always be grateful for that. Zhaotong is rich in mineral resources such as silicon, aluminum, lead and zinc, advantageously located in the Sichuan-Yunnan-Guizhou region, with cheap water and electricity. Besides, it’s in huge demand for infrastructure construction and looks forward to more win-win industrial exchange and cooperation with China Minmetals.

Other attendees of the meeting included Dong Mingjun, China Minmetals’ Party Group Deputy Secretary and Vice President; Jiang Xiankui, member of the Standing Committee of Zhaotong Municipal Party Committee and Secretary of Zhaoyang District Party Committee, Yin Chaoyu, member of the Standing Committee and Secretary General of Zhaotong Municipal Party Committee, Zhaotong’s Deputy Mayor Yao Jun, Zhaotong government’s Deputy Secretary General Cao Fuhong, Director of Zhaotong Commission for Industry and Information Technology Wang Chongming, and Director of Zhaotong’s Investment Attraction and Liaison Office in Beijing Zhou Tingkun; Wang Shilei, Yin Sisong, Wang Wenhai, Lu Zhifang and Wen Jianguo on behalf of China Minmetals and MCC.