BEIJING, Sept. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 20, 2018, the MFA's 15th global promotion event for provinces and municipalities was held at the Blue Room of the Ministry of Foreign Affaires of the People's Republic of China with the theme of "China in the New Era: New Shandong with New Growth Drivers, A Win-Win for the World". The State Councilor and the Foreign Minister Wang Yi addressed the event, Shandong Provincial Party Secretary Liu Jiayi made a keynote speech, and Governor of Shandong Province Gong Zheng gave a promotion presentation. Over 500 people attended the event, including foreign ambassadors and counselors in China, representatives of international organizations in China, representatives from industrial and commercial communities, experts and scholars from home and abroad, reporters and correspondents, etc. from over 140 countries and regions around the world, according to the Information Office of Shandong Provincial Government.
The State Councilor and the Foreign Minister of the People's Republic of China Wang Yi stated in his address that Shandong province has bred the root and soul of Chinese civilization, and Confucianism established by Confucius has been nurturing the inner world of Chinese people for thousands of years. The concepts of "peaceful coexistence", such as "the pursuit of harmony", "harmony but not sameness", "associating with benevolent gentlemen and befriending good neighbors", have been instilled with new connotation of the times. Since the reform and opening up in the 1970s, Shandong has accelerated the development of emerging industries, and promoted the replacement of growth drivers and the transformation from the old to the new. By implementing the new theory of development, Shandong has made tremendous achievements on the new journey of high quality development.
Shandong Provincial Party Secretary Liu Jiayi said that Shandong has been firmly implementing the innovation-driven strategy, trying its best to achieve harmonious development by following a green development path, and forging a new highland for opening up to the whole world.
Governor of Shandong Province Gong Zheng presented new Shandong to the world with six key words of "power, charm, potential, beauty, civilization, and openness". He also invited friends from around the world to grasp new opportunities for development and jointly write a new chapter for cooperation with Shandong province.
SOURCE The Information Office of Shandong Provincial Government