The “Hunan Day” of Expo 2019 Beijing kicked off on July 7. Chen Wenhao, Deputy Governor of People's Government of Hunan Province, Lu Pengqi, Vice Chairman of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), Li Chunliang, Deputy Director of National Forestry and Grassland Administration, Zhou Jianping, Deputy Commissioner of Beijing World Horticultural Expo Coordination Bureau, and Ernest M. Ndomahina, Ambassador of the Republic of Sierra Leone to China attended and addressed the ceremony.
Lu Pengqi noted, Expo 2019 Beijing is an opportunity for all provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities) to showcase their horticultural products and economic and social progress. The “Hunan Day” combines Hunan's characteristic agriculture and forestry industry, culture and art with the eco-tourism resources.
“CCPIT is willing to make full use of its advantages, providing support for various events such as "Hunan Day", and continue to back the construction of Hunan's open economy,” added Lu.
Meanwhile, art performances with Hunan features, investment promotion, exhibitions and intangible heritage shows were held during the opening ceremony.
(Photo source: Expo 2019 Beijing official website)