Nanning Works Closely with Zhongguancun Science and Technology Park to Promote Beijing-Guangxi Cooperation

NANNING, China, May 10, 2016 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/– In December 2015, Nanning government, Management Committee of Zhongguancun Science and Technology Park, and Zhongguancun Development Group signed a Strategic Cooperation Framework Agreement in Beijing, and established a joint mechanism for three parties to promote cooperation and intensify innovation and coordination of the two regions. The Agreement was the result of 2015 Nanning-Beijing Cooperation Consensus, and also a significant method taken by Nanning to implement the strategy of innovation-driven development.

This cooperation, concerning industries, policies, programs and exchanges of people, consists of three parts. First, build up a Nanning–Z-park Innovation Center, and make it a center of science and technology, demonstration and service with strategic emerging industries that not only serves the Mid-South and South-West China, but also brings benefits to the whole ASEAN countries, so as to facilitate cooperation of industries, exchanges of resources and results and innovated development. Second, launch new cooperation in the fields such as IT, Smart City, energy conservation and environmental protection and biological healthcare, based on the development of traditional fields of  Zhongguancun Science and Technology Park, with technological maturity, high degree of industrialization and a wide prospect. Third, establish a China-ASEAN IT Base following the model of Internet + ASEAN region + Zhongguancun Park+ Nanning.

According to the three parties, this cooperation will give play to complementary advantages and bring mutual benefits, which not only serves trans-regional synergic innovation and development, but also enhances the implementation of innovation-driven development of Nanning in the new era.

Wang Xiaodong, the Member of the Standing Committee of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and Secretary of Municipal Party Committee, Sui Zhenjiang, Deputy Mayor of Beijing, and Xu Qiang, the President of Zhongguancun Development Group attended the signing ceremony.  Zhou Hongbo, Mayor of Nanning, Guo Hong, Director of Management Committee of Zhongguancun Science and Technology Park, and Zhou Yunfan, General Manager of Zhongguancun Development Group signed the agreement respectively on behalf their parties.

Source: Nanning Municipal Bureau of News