The Second Press Conference for the International Horticultural Exhibition 2019 Beijing (Expo 2019 Beijing) was held in Beijing on December 26. Vice Chairman of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) Wang Jinzhen, who is also the Chief Government Representative of Expo 2019 Beijing attended and addressed the press conference. Also in attendance were President of China Flower Association Jiang Zehui, Deputy Mayor of Beijing Lu Yan and senior leaders from Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition Coordination Bureau.
Wang Jinzhen briefed about the preparation of the Expo 2019 Beijing. He said, up to now, 51 countries, 4 inter-governmental organizations and 10 professional international organizations have confirmed the participation in the world’s largest horticultural event in written forms. The other 31 countries have expressed clear intentions of participation and are undergoing relevant procedures.
Wang added, the Organizing Committee of the Expo 2019 Beijing compiled the General Rules and Regulations, Examples of the Contracts for Expo Participation and 14 Specific Rules and Regulations related to the Expo. All these documents have been endorsed by Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), which marks the completion of the regulation system with regard to the Expo 2019 Beijing.
Wang also answered questions from China Radio International, China Trade News, etc. about the next preparation plans for the Expo.
Reporters from China News, China National Radio, China Daily, Beijing Daily, BTV, China.com.cn and China Trade News attended the press conference.