On September 16, 2021, Party Secretary of the CPC Committee of Foreign Ministry Qi Yu attended the opening ceremony of the 18th West China International Fair (WCIF).
Qi Yu said that WCIF is an important window of China’s opening to the outside world and establishes an important platform for Western China to participate in the cooperation under the “Belt” initiative. and the Road “and to deepen exchanges and cooperation with the rest of the world. Since its inception 21 years ago, WCIF has injected great vitality and endless vigor into the opening up and development of Western China. The western region, which is accelerating innovation on an increasingly broad path to openness, has made essential contributions to building a ‘green silk road’, a ‘digital silk road “And a” silk road for health “and advance the high-quality belt and road cooperation.
Qi Yu pointed out that General Secretary Xi Jinping solemnly announced at the ceremony marking the centenary of the Communist Party of China that we will remain determined to promote peace, development and cooperation, to work towards building a community of destiny. for mankind, to promote high-quality Belt and Road development through joint efforts, and use China’s new development achievements to provide the world with new opportunities. Standing at a new historical starting point, the western region is called upon to make a greater contribution and offer more opportunities to the world.
Noting that it is an important duty of diplomatic work to serve the openness and boost the development of the western region, said Qi Yu, the Foreign Ministry will continue to strengthen guidance and services for business work. foreigners in the western region. , and provide better political support to make the western region more open to the outside world. In addition, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will strive to leverage its strength of connection between China and the world, to act seriously on the concept of “serving the people through diplomacy”, to help the western region to take an active part in international cooperation and provide guarantees for the solid and constant “globalization” of the West.
Under the theme “New China Era, New Opportunities for Western China,” WCIF brought together the leaders of the State Council. Officials from relevant departments, dignitaries and former dignitaries from affected countries, and diplomatic envoys to China, as well as more than 4,000 Chinese and foreign companies attended the meeting online and offline.
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After attending the WCIF opening ceremony, Secretary Qi Yu went to the Sichuan Province Foreign Office to conduct research, where he kindly visited comrades in the office, listened to the report. on relevant work and expressed strong hope for improving the work of the Office and better serving the overall diplomacy, openness and development of the country.