A matchmaking seminar for Chinese and Syrian enterprises, hosted by CCPIT, was held in Beijing on May 10. CCPIT Vice Chairman Yin Zonghua, Ambassador of Syria to China Imad Moustapha, and Chairman of Syria-China Business Council Mohamad Hamcho attended the seminar and delivered speeches.
CCPIT Vice Chairman Yin Zonghua made a speech
Yin Zonghua said, China and Syria are cradles of civilization of mankind and the friendship between the two countries dates back to ancient times. Looking into the future, both sides bear a broad outlook on the cooperation in infrastructure construction, oil and gas exploitation, light industry, food industry, etc. Yin hoped enterprises from both countries can collaborate for future projects. CCPIT is willing to work with Syria-China Business Council to contribute to the promotion of China-Syria bilateral trade cooperation.
Ambassador of Syria to China Imad Moustapha made a speech
Moustapha noted, China and Syria have traditional friendship and the two countries are complementary with each other in economy. Currently, the situation in Syria is getting stable and economic reconstruction process is on the agenda. Syrian government is regarding China as a prioritized cooperation partner in Syria’s reconstruction process. Syria welcomes and supports China in this process.
Chairman of Syria-China Business Council Mohamad Hamcho made a speech
Hamcho hailed the “Belt and Road” Initiative, proposed by Chinese President Xi Jinping, as offering favorable opportunities for China-Syria trade and investment cooperation. Syria is willing to launch cooperation with China in infrastructure construction, production capacity, technology and finance under the framework of the “Belt and Road” Initiative.
Vice Chairman of Syria-China Business Council Abdul Baset Mallouk made a speech
Abdul Baset Mallouk, Vice Chairman of Syria-China Business Council, presented Syria’s economy and investment opportunities. More than 150 delegates from Chinese and Syrian enterprises in infrastructure construction, energy, and manufacturing participated in the seminar to match make for cooperation intentions.
The signing of the MoU
Prior to the seminar, Yin Zonghua and Mohamad Hamcho, on behalf of CCPIT and Syria-China Business Council respectively, signed a memorandum of understanding, in which the two agencies decide to establish cooperation in mechanism for the promotion of bilateral trade and investment.