The China Mining Congress & Expo 2011 is held at the Tianjin Meijiang Convention and Exhibition Center from November 6 to November 8. The theme of this Congress is "Strengthen International Cooperation, Accelerate Geological Exploration & Mine Development".
At the event, representatives from all sectors will exchange opinions on issues such as sustainable development of mining industry, the situation and progress of global mineral prospecting, environmental protection and green mining, the link between mining industry and capital market, comprehensive utilization of mineral resources, etc.
So far, over 4800 representatives and exhibitors from more than 50 countries and regions have attended the congress & expo, including government officials, experts and scholars, as well as delegates of financial institutes and mining companies. The conferences include Keynote Session, High-level Forum on Mining Development, 21 thematic forums, 27 seminars and 7 introduction meetings on cooperative projects of mining industry.
At the opening ceremony, Li Keqiang, Chinese Vice Premier and member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, sends a congratulatory letter. Xu Shaoshi, Minister of Land and Resources, P.R.C., together with Huang Xingguo, Mayor and Deputy Secretary of Tianjin Municipal Party committee of the CPC address at the ceremony.