on the afternoon of april 12, zhang mengxing, deputy secretary of the party committee of mcc and secretary of the party committee and president of china mcc, visited li jiachao, chief executive of the hong kong special administrative region. the two sides had in-depth discussions and exchanges on further deepening cooperation and jointly promoting the prosperity and development of hong kong.
zhang mengxing expressed gratitude to the hksar government for its long-term support for the development of mcc in hong kong, and briefly introduced the basic situation of mcc and its business in hong kong. he said that mcc has successfully achieved transformation in recent years by virtue of its professional and technical advantages and business qualification advantages in iron and steel metallurgy, and has made excellent achievements in municipal infrastructure, urban renewal, ecological and environmental protection, and new energy materials. since the establishment of mcc in hong kong in 1986, it has undertaken a large number of municipal infrastructure and building projects with important influence, such as the tseung kwan o cross bay bridge project and the optical fiber project for 500 villages in the new territories in the past 37 years of development, which have been highly praised by all sectors of the society. as a unique intersection of domestic and international double cycles, hong kong has not only become the portal of financial, trade, shipping, and information connecting the mainland and the world, but also is growing into a region of global talent convergence and mutual learning between chinese and foreign civilizations. mcc is willing to give full play to the advantages of the whole industrial chain of investment, financing, construction, and operation to tap into and serve hong kong based on hong kong, transfer relevant resources to hong kong, and make new and greater contributions to the prosperity and development of hong kong.
li jiachao welcomed zhang mengxing and his delegation and expressed gratitude to the group for its long-term contribution to the economic and social development of hong kong. he said that hong kong is in a critical period of creating a new situation and achieving a new leap at present. after the end of covid-19 and customs clearance resumed, hong kong has ushered in a major historical opportunity for transformation and development. history has proved that chinese central state-owned enterprises such as mcc are the most reliable partners of the hksar government, and mcc is welcome to increase investment in hong kong to actively participate in the construction of hong kong and achieve mutual benefit, win-win results, and common development. the hksar government is willing to strengthen communication and exchange with mcc in the promotion of large-scale projects and give support to the greatest extent to the operation and development of mcc in hong kong.
zou hongying, member of the standing committee of the party committee of mcc and china mcc, and vice president and chief accountant of china mcc, wang zhen, yang ruobing, wang qi, and other heads of relevant functional departments of mcc headquarters and mcc international incorporation ltd., attended the talk.
talks between the two sides
scene of the meeting