Tuesday, November 16, 2010
China kick's off Zhuhai Airshow
The Zhuhai airshow promotes worldwide aerospace technology exchanges and plays a positive role in pushing forward aeronautics development throughout the world, Guo Boxiong, Vice Chairman of China's Central Military Commission, said Tuesday.
Guo was speaking to delegations of military officials from 15 countries at the opening of the eighth China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, in Zhuhai City, south China's Guangdong Province.
Guo said China was willing to expand exchanges and cooperation in the fields of aviation and aerospace with other countries to safeguard world peace and development.
The China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, first held in 1996, is a trade show held every two years in Zhuhai.
Around 600 civil and military manufacturers, suppliers and designers have gathered for the Airshow China, which lasts until Sunday.
The show will feature about 70 commercial and military aircraft from 35 countries and regions.
During the week-long show, about 40 forums, press conferences, contract signing ceremonies and product briefings will be held.