XINWEN LIANBO: 2020 Boao International Summit of the Beautiful Country Opens in Hainan
On December 12, 2020 Boao International Summit of the Beautiful Country opened at the Boao Forum for Asia International Conference Centre in Hainan. Mr. Wang Jiarui, Vice Chairman of the 12th CPPCC National Committee, Chairman of China Soong Ching Ling Foundation (CSCLF) presented at the Forum.
Chairman Wang visiting the exhibition area of agro products
2020 is the final year of the decisive battle against poverty, laying a solid foundation for the realization of the first century goal. This summit deeply implements the spirit of the Fifth Plenary Session of the 19th Central Committee of the Party, and builds a platform for industrial development, public welfare activities, pairing and co-construction, and e-commerce to promote mutual integration around the theme of "Rural Vitalization, Sharing the Beauty" to build consensus, cohesion, wisdom and strength. The summit continues to promote an effective link between comprehensive poverty alleviation and rural vitalization, passing the relay baton of vitalizing rural areas.
At the Opening Ceremony, Mr. Wang warded the trophy of "Beautiful Country Spokesperson" to 12 people who have driven the vitalization of the countryside, and kicked off the 2020 Boao International Summit of the Beautiful Country.
Jing Dunquan, Vice Chairman of the CSCLF; Liu Pingzhi, Vice Governor of the People's Government of Hainan Province; Liu Tianjin, Secretary and Director of China Agriculture Film and Television Center's (CAFTC) Party committee; Zhou Wenzhong, General Supervisor of Boao International Summit of the Beautiful Country, former Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs and former Secretary General of Boao Asia Forum; and He Qiongmei, Secretary of Qionghai Municipal Committee of the CPC attended the summit and delivered speeches.
Shaking off poverty is not the end, but a starting point for a new life and a new hard-work. In the past two years, the summit invited 10 celebrities to speak up for specialized agricultural products, tourism projects, and intangible cultural heritage in economically underdeveloped villages, actively contributing to the prosperity of rural industries. This year, 12 celebrities, including sports champions Zhang Hong (Speed skating), Zhang Ning (Badminton), Xu Yanmei (Diving), Xing Aowei (Gymnastics) and Zheng Haixia & Wang Shipeng (Basketball), soprano singers Yu Wenhua and Ding Yi, performing artists Wang Fuli, Tao Hong and Yan Danchen, and Kuaishou Musician Liu Yan, came to the opening ceremony and act as public welfare ambassadors for 12 beautiful villages and their agricultural products in Shaanxi, Chongqing, Xinjiang, Guangxi, Sichuan, Henan, Hainan, Guangdong, Liaoning, Hebei, Hubei, and Tibet. With their influences and reputations, these celebrities enthusiastically promoted the village they endorsed, injecting continuous driving force into the construction of the beautiful countryside.
At the opening ceremony, Chen Sisi, a famous singer, sang the song "Beautiful Road" for the 2020 Summit. Ding Yi and Yan Hanyan jointly sang the song, "Remaining True to Original Aspirations". "Remain true and keep striving forward. No matter how long we went, it's still the most beautiful Chinese road". (lyrics) The most beautiful village could be found in the most beautiful China, which reflects the ingenuity and initiative of the Chinese people, as well as the enthusiasm of our people to build a livable home and pursue a better life.
Foreign envoys sent blessings to the Summit through the cloud.
Tang Jiuhong, Deputy Secretary-General of CSCLF, attended the opening ceremony. More than 500 representatives from beautiful villages, ministries and commissions, agricultural and rural industries, financial circles, and news media participated in this grand event, contributing wisdom and strength for consolidating and expanding poverty alleviation results to effectively link with rural vitalization and jointly drawing a picture of prosperous agriculture, beautiful villages, and well-off farmers.
Source: Department of Fund