Recently, Shangguan Jiqing, mayor of Xi’an, presided over a workshop on preparations for four events. He requested to meticulously organize, collaborate and coordinate to provide support, ensuring the complete success of four events, showing the new image of quality Xi’an’s construction in an all-round way.
The four events which are organized by Xi’an this year include the 3rd Silk Road International Film Festival (SRIFF), the 11th Art Festival of the People’s Republic of China, the 8th Western China Cultural Industries Expo, CCTV Mid-Autumn Evening Gala of 2016. At the workshop, Xi’an Qujiang New District Administration Committee and the Municipal Bureau of Culture, Radio, Television, Press and Publication reported their preparations for the four events, the participants proposes opinions and suggestions about related work.
Shangguan Jiqing stressed, the four events are grand gatherings in cultural realm, which are of great significance in showing the excellent image of Xi’an, promoting their influence, facilitating the construction of the “new start”. Currently, all preparatory works go well, laying a solid foundation for the success of the events.
Shangguan Jiqing underlined that all the relevant departments should pay high attention to the preparatory works, strictly observe the time, tasks, standards of each event, meticulously organize, precisely prepare and make perfection more perfect to guarantee a complete success; seriously summarize the experience of previous sessions of the Western China Cultural Industries Expo, the Silk Road International Film Festival and the Art Festival, developing the new through critical assimilation of the old; construct and maintain various venues with high standards, and carry out plentiful and various forms of mass cultural activities, building better social atmosphere; enhance contact and exchanges with CCTV for the preparation of the Mid-Autumn Evening Gala, elaborately orchestrate programmes, presenting the unique charm of the ancient city in an all-round way.
Shangguan Jiqing point out emphatically, all relevant departments should coordinate and collaborate to guarantee all kinds of work well-organized; thoroughly boost special operations for urban governance, building and keeping a clean and tidy city; strengthen regulation on the railway station, the airport and other key sites, presenting the new achievements, new image of quality Xi’an’s construction; make great efforts to improve security and safety, traffic and food sanitation, creating a harmonious social environment for the events.
Municipal leaders including Wu Jian, Fang Guanghua and Lu Kai, Secretary General of Xi’an Municipal Government Wang De’an and heads of Qujiang New District and other organs attended the meeting.