From June 7 to 10, a Shanghai municipal delegation headed by Mr. Ying Yong, Deputy Secretary of the CPC Shanghai Municipal Committee and Mayor of Shanghai, paid a visit to Turkey. During the visit, Ying inspected the Kumport Terminal of COSCO SHIPPIPNG in Turkey and boarded COSCO SHIPPING RHINE berthing at the terminal.
Capt. Xu Lirong, Chairman and Party Secretary of COSCO SHIPPING, Mr. Cui Wei, Chinese Consul General in Istanbul, Mr. Zhang Wei, Managing Director of COSCO SHIPPING Ports and Mr. Lin Ji, President of COSCO shipping (Europe) accompanied the visit.
At the Kumport Terminal, Ying Yong learned about the overseas development of COSCO SHIPPING and its involvement in the Belt and Road Initiative, and greed the Chinese and foreign managers of COSCO SHIPPING in Istanbul.
Ying Yong said while serving the national strategy, COSCO SHIPPING has also optimized its resources allocation. Being home to the world’s largest port operator and shipping company, Shanghai should make full use of its resource advantage to promote companies to go global, and better play its role as a bridgehead in Belt and Road construction.