A Brief Introduction of International Horticultural Exhibition 2019 Beijing, China

Host Site: Yanqing District, Beijing City      Category: A1 
Session: 162 days       Opening Ceremony: Apr.29,2019
Closing Ceremony: Oct.7, 2019 
Planning Area: 960 hectares 2016-03-25

1.Name

Official name: the International Horticultural Exhibition 2019, Beijing, China

Abbreviation: Beijing Expo2019; Beijing Expo

Alternative name: the International Horticultural Exhibition by the Great Wall

2.Category:A1

3.Session : 162 days

4.Time for the Opening and Closing Ceremony

Opening Ceremony: Apr.29,2019

Closing Ceremony: Oct.7, 2019

5.Host Site:Yanqing District, Beijing City

6.Planning Area: 960 hectares

7.Organization

The Chinese government establishes the Organizing Committee of Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition 2019 (the “Organizing Committee” for short) as the supreme decision-making organization to take charge of the study and implementation of preparatory strategy for the Exposition at the country level and the decision for the issues such as preparation and hosting. Wang Yang, the Vice Premier of the People's Republic of China, serves as the Director of the Organizing Committee; Guo Jinlong, the secretary of Beijing Municipal Committee, serves as the first Vice Director of the Organizing Committee; Wang Anshun, the Mayor of Beijing, Bi Jingquan, the Deputy Secretary General of the State Council, Wan Jifei, President of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade(CCPIT), Zhao Shucong, the Director of the State Forestry Administration, Li Baodong, the Vice Foreign Minister ,Jiang Zehui, President of the China Flower Association all serve as theViceDirectorof the Organizing Committee; the Organizing Committee comprises 35 leaders from the national ministries and commissions including the Propaganda Department of the CPC Central Committee and the Central Staffing Department and other 37 leaders including Li Shixiang and Xia Zhanyi.

The Beijing municipal government establishesthe Executive Committee of Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition 2019 (the “Executive Committee” for short) as the executive institution of theCommission to take charge of the study and implementation of preparatory strategy for the Exposition at the city level. TheSecretary Guo Jinlong serves as the Director of the Executive Committee; the Mayor Wang Anshun, thePresident of the CCPIT Wan Jifei, theDirector of the State Forestry Administration Zhao Shucong, thePresident of the China Flower Association Jiang Zehui, the Vice Foreign Minister Li Baodong, theViceMinister of the Ministry of Environmental Protection Li Ganjie and theViceMinisterfrom the Ministry of Transportation Weng Mengyong all serve as the executivedirector; Li Shixiang, the executive vice mayor, holdstheposition of executive deputydirector. The Deputy Director of the Executive Committee consists ofleaders from the Beijing Municipal Committee and Beijing Municipal government. Leaders from relative departments of Beijing City and Yanqing County constitute the committee members.

The Central Staffing Department has approvedthatthe Executive Committee sets Bureau of Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition Coordination (the “Expo Coordination Bureau” for short) as the temporary officeofthe Beijing Expo 2019. Expo Coordination Bureauisan independent legal person, in charge of the daily work during the preparation and hosting process according to the authorization of the Executive Committee and the Beijing municipal government. The deputy mayor, Lin Keqing,holds a concurrent post as theDirector of Expo Coordination Bureau; Deng Naiping holds a concurrent post as theSecretary of the Party Leadership. Zhou Jianping serves as the standing deputy director (bureau level); Ye Dahua, Wu Gang and Wang Chuncheng work as the deputy director.

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