”Turning Crises into Opportunities. Qingdao and Enterprises Co-development” Online Meeting, co-sponsored by Z.H. Island and Qingdao Association of Industry and Commerce, was held in the evening of March 16, 2020, Dozens of online media like Z.H. Island, Sina Finance, Tencent News and NetEase Money carried out live broadcast online and over 3.3 million entrepreneurs and businessmen watched the live broadcast online.
Wang Qingxian, Party chief of Qingdao, attended the online meeting and delivered a speech.
Liu Yonghao, chairman of New Hope Group, Xiu Laigui, Xiuzheng Pharmaceutical Group, Yu Dexiang, chairman of Qingdao TGOOD Group and Zhang Yunlan, president of Qingdao Kute Smart, delivered speeches online. They introduced their epidemic prevention and control and work resumption of their companies and they expressed their confidence to turn crises into opportunities and their desires to further strengthen cooperation with Qingdao. Wang Qingxian had online exchanges and interactions with entrepreneurs over their concerned issues; Xue Qingguo, vice mayor of Qingdao, responded the messages of some netizens.
The results of the epidemic prevention and control work have once again demonstrated the notable advantages of the leadership of the CPC and the system of socialism said Wang Qingxian, adding we will accelerate the construction of SCO- China Local Economic and Trade Cooperation Demonstration Area and Qingdao Area of the China (Shandong) Pilot Free Trade Zone and continue to strengthen cooperation with Japan, ROK, Germany, Israel and SCO in accordance with the important instructions of President Xi Jinping. Mr. Wang urged the entrepreneurs to grasp opportunities and expand their business presence in Qingdao. He also introduced the advantages of Qingdao in the construction of new type basic infrastructure, integration of artificial intelligence with real economy, development of medical care and elderly care, construction of the city into an international consumption center, development of venture capital and attraction of talents etc.
Wang Jiujun, Geng Tao and leading officials of relevant Party and government departments attended the online meeting.