More than 60,000 Attended the 14th WCIF

Nov 29, 2013, 14:00 ET from Sichuan Bureau of Expo Affairs

CHENGDU, China, Nov. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 60,000 overseas guests from 106 countries and regions as well as domestic guests, including government officials, leaders of chambers of commerce and associations, top management of Fortune 500 enterprises and multinationals, representatives of well-known enterprises, purchasers, suppliers and experts and scholars, attended the 14th WCIF, organized by the Sichuan Bureau of Expo Affairs.

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Eight international organization leaders, including Jan Mattsson, Executive Director of United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), Petko Draganov, Deputy Secretary-General of United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), and Dmitri Dovgopoly, Director of United Nations Procurement Division (UNPD), attended the fair together with 50 foreign officers at ministerial level, 33 Chinese officers at provincial level, 45 diplomatic envoys of foreign countries to China (including 11 ambassadors and 16 consul generals), and 39 leaders of foreign (overseas) chambers of commerce and associations. More than 20,000 overseas guests attended the fair, accounting for more than 33% of the total number of the guests at the fair.

SOURCE Sichuan Bureau of Expo Affairs