Member of the Standing Committee of
the CPC Central Committee Politburo and Chairman of the Standing Committee of
the National People’s Congress Li Zhanshu, Deputy Chairman of the State Duma
Alexander Babakov, and Chinese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to
Russia Zhang Hanhui have visited the site of construction of a museum, cultural
and education complex in Vladivostok.
The delegation was met at
the site by Zhao Xiaojia, General Director of KitayStroy, Evgeny Markin, RCBC
Executive Director, Igor Volkunovich, General Director of
Stroytransgaz – Vostok and Evgeny Sheremet, Head of construction for the National
Cultural Heritage Foundation in Vladivostok.
Li Zhanshu and Alexander Babakov
inspected the site and listened to reports from the heads of the companies
involved in the project.
Zhao Xiaojia reported on progress at
the site and on KitayStroy’s successes in Russia.
Igor Volkunovich and Evgeny Sheremet
presented the plans for further construction and talked about the significance
of the project for the development of Russian-Chinese comprehensive partnership
Evgeny Markin noted the special role
of and support for the implementation of the project from the Chairman of the Russian-Chinese
Business Council and Chinese Ambassador to Russia.
“Stroytransgaz and KitayStroy, under
the leadership of Gennadiy Timchenko, the Chairman of the Business Council, and
with direct support from Zhang Hanhui, the Chinese Ambassador to Russia, are
successfully implementing this major Russian-Chinese construction project. I’d
especially like to point out that in the face of the unprecedented sanctions
from unfriendly countries, Chinese companies are continuing to operate in the
Russian Federation, and in particular in the Primorye Territory. The support and trust from our
Chinese friends are especially valuable to us at this difficult time,” commented
Evgeny Markin, RCBC Executive Director.
Chairman Li Zhanshu noted that this
important facility would contribute to the solid foundation of the bridge of
friendship between the Russian and Chinese peoples, and thanked the Chinese
workers for their work.
The Russian-Chinese Business Council expresses its special gratitude to the Roscongress Foundation and to Anton Kobyakov, Adviser to the President of Russia and Executive Secretary of the EEF Organizing Committee.