China News Network, September 9 (Zhongxin Financial Reporter Wu Jiaju) On September 23, the Yangtze River Green Development Forum in the New Era was held in Beijing. The forum was co-sponsored by China International Engineering Consulting Co., Ltd., China Three Gorges Corporation and "Laojiao" think tank.

The Yangtze River Green Development Forum for the New Era was held in Beijing. Photo courtesy

Gou Husheng, Secretary of the Party Committee, Chairman and General Manager of China Consulting Company, said at the forum that the Yangtze River Economic Belt is a pioneer demonstration belt for ecological civilization construction, an innovation driving belt leading national transformation and development, an inland river economic belt with global influence, and a coordinated development belt for Eastern, Chinese-Western interaction and cooperation.

Gou Husheng believes that the key to the green development of the Yangtze River lies in the transformation of development concepts and development methods, first of all in ecological environmental protection and governance, and the core lies in promoting the green transformation of traditional industries, focusing on green infrastructure construction. He said that the company will deepen pragmatic cooperation with China Three Gorges Group and other relevant parties to jointly contribute more wisdom and strength to promoting the green and high-quality development of the Yangtze River.

Lei Mingshan, secretary of the leading party group and chairman of the Three Gorges Corporation, said that the Three Gorges Group was born in the Three Gorges and grew up in the Yangtze River. Three Gorges Group has carried out a series of fruitful cooperation with China Consulting Corporation from Three Gorges to Baihetan, from large hydropower to great protection.

Lei Mingshan said that China Three Gorges Group will take this forum as an opportunity to comprehensively promote the "urban smart water steward" model, build and strengthen the national engineering research center for ecological environment in the Yangtze River Economic Belt, and strengthen the comprehensive utilization of water resources in the Yangtze River Basin.

At the forum, Hu Xijie, director of the Expert Academic Committee of China Advisory Company and director of the "Old Transportation" think tank, Xu Xiangde, former vice president of the Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences and academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, and Niu Xinqiang, chief scientist of Changjiang Design Group Co., Ltd. and academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, respectively made keynote speeches on the topics of "Yangtze River Shipping Development Strategy in the New Era", "The Impact of Extreme Climate on the Water Resources Security of the Yangtze River" and "Thoughts on the Clean Energy and High-quality Development of Water Transport in the Yangtze River".

In addition, during the forum, the results of the "Research on the Development Strategy of Yangtze River Shipping in the New Era" were also shared, and relevant suggestions were put forward for the reference of industry experts and scholars on major issues such as the development requirements of the national strategy for the Yangtze River shipping in the new era, the development trend of the comprehensive transportation structure along the river, the demand for the transportation of the golden waterway of the Yangtze River, the green development of the Yangtze River shipping, the comprehensive benefits of major hub projects, and the planning and construction of the new channel of water transport at the Three Gorges hub. (End)