Today (October 16th), "2018 Silk Road Business Leader (Zhangjiajie) Summit" was successfully held in Zhangjiajie,South Central China's Hunan Province. Over 400 representatives, including the governments representatives from Russia, Georgia, Ukraine, France, Germany and diplomatic envoys in China, leaders of international organizations, presidents of business associations, famous entrepreneurs and international trade, finance, brand, tourism, medical experts, from other 84 countries and regions related to the “Belt and Road”, attended the summit.
Under the guidance of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), the Standardization Administration of the People’s Republic of China (SAC), China Council for Brand Development (CCBD), and China NGO Network for International Exchanges (CNIE), the summit was jointly organized by ICC China, Zhangjiajie Municipal Government, China Association for Friendship, CCPIT Hunan, and SRCIC.
The summit was themed with A New Era of Openness, A New Platform for Development, A Beautiful New Hunan. Lead by Mr. Peter Mihok, Chairman of World Chambers Federation and Mr. Adnan Kassar, Honorary Chairman of the General Union of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture for the Arab Countries, around 500 Belt and Road government officials, ambassadors, UN and other international organization delegates, SRCIC member chamber leaders, transnational enterprise heads, and think tank experts attend the summit and joined panels under the themes of The Belt and Road International Cooperation Platform in the New Era, Building Up A New World through Cultural Exchanges and Tourism Development, and some more.
The Zhangjiajie Summit was the third Silk Road Business Summit organized by SRCIC, following on the successful summits in 2016 and 2017. The summit was composed of keynote speeches, agreement signing, award presenting, tourism promoting, and the implementation of pragmatic Belt and Road cooperation projects such as the China-Arab Development Bank.
The venue of 2018 Silk Road Business Summit is Zhangjiajie City, a UNESCO natural heritage site and one of the first world geoparks in China. The unique Zhangjiajie geomorphology served as the movie scene for Avatar and is now one of the best tourist attractions in China. It is also a thriving center for international business.
To promote the integration and development of traditional medicine in various countries, conduct extensive and in-depth discussions, and publish the "Zhejiajie Consensus of the 2018 Silk Road Business Leaders Summit", was a community of destiny for the integration of international business and industry.
Mr Xiong Guangming,Director and General Manager at Zhangjiajie China Travel Service Co.,Ltd, attended the summit.