Tuesday, 05 July 2016 14:52

The Grand Ceremony of Laying the First Stone of the Multifunctional Complex G • S PLAZA "PEARL" Took Place

On June 29th, 2016, at 11:00 AM the grand ceremony of laying the first stone of the multifunctional complex G • S PLAZA "PEARL" took place in Minsk.

The beginning of the ceremony was accompanied by Belarusian national folk songs and dances. Over 50 special guests attended the ceremony, including Cui Qiming – Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of China to Belarus, Alexander Sidorov – Deputy Minister of Architecture and Construction of Belarus, Viktor Laptev – Deputy Chairman of the Minsk City Executive Committee, Liu Xuesong – Counsellor for Trade and Economic Affairs of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Belarus, Su Hayming – Chairman of the Board of Directors of Gansu Construction Investment (Holding) Group Corporation and others. The host of the ceremony was Ma Jianxia, Assistant General Director of Gansu Construction Investment (Holding) Group Corporation .

In accordance with the plan, the multifunctional complex G • S PLAZA "PEARL" will be a small urban complex, including a high class hotel, a business center, a shopping center, a medical clinic, and a spacious parking lot.

In the nearest future the implementation of this project will create more than 300 workplaces. The project area is about 30,000 square meters and the construction period is eighteen months. The implementation of this project is both the result of great cooperation of Gansu Construction Investment (Holding) Group Corporation and the Republic of Belarus, and the result of a number of successful mutual visits. During his speech, Alexander Sidorov, Deputy Minister of Architecture and Construction of Belarus, mentioned that China-Belarus friendship is close and strong. Moreover, he added that extensive work on two joint projects along with Gansu Construction Investment (Holding) Group Corporation has already started. On behalf of the Ministry of Architecture and Construction of Belarus, Alexander Sidorov congratulated the Corporation with the initial phase of the project implementation. He also expressed his hope for a speedy completion of its realization.

Cui Qiming, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of China to Belarus, also delivered a speech during this ceremony. The Ambassador is convinced that Gansu Construction Investment (Holding) Group Corporation will respect and perform the principles of joint discussion, joint construction and sharing in Belarus. Adhering to the concept of development through innovation, coordination, openness, and sharing, this project is a sort of a company's "new business card" given to the Belarusian people from enterprises with Chinese capital. The Ambassador also expressed his hope that the Corporation will continue performing the political program of "Four comprehensive dimensions" for its development in Belarus, basing on the need to protect national interests and on the positive dynamics of the China-Belarus trade and economic cooperation. Following the legislation, implementing high-quality projects, promoting the progress of regional cooperation between the Gansu province and Belarus, cooperation between the Gansu Province and Belarus will contribute to the friendship between the two countries at large.

Su Haiming, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Gansu Construction Investment (Holding) Group Corporation, noted that the company is among the "China's Top 500 Most Influential Companies", coupled with the 250th line according to international rate system published in the US Engineering News-Record trade journal (widely known as ENR). Meanwhile, the Corporation has been internationally operating during the last 30 years and in that time it has established more than 30 subsidiaries worldwide. At present the Corporation has made significant progress in the field of development activities, production equipment, international trade as well as in the field of investment, scientific and technological research and development. Su Haiming is firmly convinced that only a high degree of political trust, mutual respect of interests in frames of the initiative One Belt, One Road will lead to the improvement of the benefits of each side and mutual benefit. Most likely our partnership will have strong positive results along with tangible benefit for the economies and people of both countries. In addition, Su Haiming expressed his confidence that the hardworking team of Belarusian and Chinese employees of CGICOP-Bel LLC, a subsidiary company of Gansu Construction Investment (Holding) Group Corporation, certainly is able to achieve excellent results.

After the speech of the representatives of China and Belarus, under applause and music the honourable guests headed by Su Hayming laid the first stone .