With the arrival of spring, we are all looking forward to the 2014 China Qingdao International Horticultural Exposition. To host it in the beautiful city by the sea, Qingdao will inject new vitality to the world’s highest level of horticultural event.
Its theme “from the earth, for the earth” demonstrates the development concept of our coexistence in harmony with nature and promotes the idea of green ecology and low carbon. It will spread the latest technology, propose new thinking, advocate green ecology and promote common prosperity.
Its success will help Qingdao accelerate the adjustment of its industrial structure and promote economic and social development, which is of high economic significance; it will build a platform for public diplomacy and expand international communication and cooperation, which is of high political significance; it will improve its citizens’ quality and boost the city’s comprehensive influence, which is already of a high standing; and it will advocate a green ecology culture and push forward the building of “ beautiful China”, which has a high ecological significance.
It is not only an important platform to display China’s ecological civilization to the world and to strengthen international communication and cooperation in the green industry, but also a great opportunity for China to promote its green and scientific development. Furthermore it is an important endeavor to keep our promise to build “a beautiful China”. Let’s experience the charm of the Qingdao Expo and the pleasure of harmonious coexistence between people and nature in the next six months.
The grand opening is just around the corner. I sincerely wish 2014 Qingdao International Horticultural Exposition a great success!
Mr. Wang Jinzhen (Signature)
Vice-Chairman of CCPIT
Chief Delegate of China to the BIE
Vice Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Expo 2014 Qingdao