Liu Chao Holds Talks with Executive Vice Presidentof the Association of Taiwan Investment Enterprises on the Mainland
2018-06-08

Giving full play to itsbridging role and deepening pragmatic exchanges and cooperation

(Reporter:Li Zhihao) On May 31, Liu Chao, deputy secretary of the municipal party committee and mayor of Mianyang, held talks with Gao Jinle, the executive vice president of the Association of Taiwan Investment Enterprises on the Mainland.

During the talks, Liu Chao said that as an important platform for promoting cross-strait economic and trade exchanges and cooperation as well as the peaceful development of cross-strait relations, the Association of Taiwan Investment Enterprises on the Mainland has made positive contributions to promoting the peaceful development of cross-strait relations, deepening cross-strait economic and trade exchanges, and enhancing the well-being of the compatriots on both sides of the strait. In recent years, Mianyang and Taiwan have made close exchanges and cooperation in the areas of economy, trade, culture, education, to name but a few.Many Taiwanese businessmen and companies have come to invest in Mianyang. At present, Mianyang is firmly advancing transformation-driven development, innovation-driven development and leapfrogging development. It aims to acceleratebuilding itself asthe national science and technology city and a strong economic city in the western region, and to play a greater role in the framework of achieving the development of the province through ¡°one trunk and multiple branches¡±. Now Taiwanese businessmen and companiesare entitled to golden opportunities and a broad arena to invest in Mianyang. It¡¯s sincerely hoped that the Association of Taiwan Investment Enterprises on the Mainland continue to play a bridging role and to attract more Taiwanese businessmen and companies to invest in Mianyang. It¡¯s hoped that Taiwanese businessmen and companies and Mianyang counterparts seek cooperation opportunities and achieve pragmatic cooperation in areas like scientific and technological innovation, electronic information, modern agriculture, health care, the nursing of the elderly and tourism. It¡¯s hoped that they rely on carriers such as Wenchang cultural exchange activities across the Taiwan Strait so as to encourage people-to-people exchanges, to promote youth exchanges and to better benefit the people cross the strait. It is also hoped that the Association of Taiwan Investment Enterprises on the Mainland promote the normalization cross-strait relations, improve the long-lasting match making mechanism, jointly carry out diverse and effective trade and economic cooperation, tourism promotion and cultural exchanges, help more Taiwanese businessmen and companies organically integrate capital and management advantages with Mianyang¡¯s resource and market advantages, and produce more fruitful results from mutual exchanges.

Mianyang enjoys a sound industrial foundation, superior political environmentand great potentials for development, Gao Jinle said. The Association of Taiwan Investment Enterprises on the Mainland will continue playing a bridging role, actively briefingMianyang, and attracting more Taiwanese businessmen and companies to seek market opportunities and cooperation in Mianyang, in a bid to make more contributions to the economic and social development ofMianyang.

Yuan Fang, the leader of Mianyangattended the meeting.