On April 29 , 2019 , Swiss President Ueli Maurer paid a state visit to China and met with Chinese President xi jinping.
During the meeting, the two sides discussed the cooperation between Switzerland and China in winter sports, including the 2022 Beijing winter Olympics and paralympics. They also mentioned the previous joint letter of intent signed by Switzerland and China's ministry of commerce on promoting china-switzerland cooperation in the ice and snow sports industry. On the subject, the Swiss delegation presented President xi jinping with an official gift of swiss-made skis.
Since Beijing won the bid to host the 2022 winter Olympics, China's ice and snow sports have entered a golden period, while Switzerland, as a leader in winter ecological sports and winter tourism, is a world leader in providing green solutions. He has twice hosted the winter Olympics, and will hold the winter youth Olympic Games in lausanne in 2020. The close cooperation between China and Switzerland in the field of Olympic snow sports will contribute to the success of the 2022 Beijing winter Olympics, promote the common prosperity of the two countries and enhance the friendship between the two peoples.
Ms Wendy Holdener , the Swiss Olympic medalist and champion of the mixed alpine skiing world championshi ps , was invited to the state dinner
On the afternoon of the same day, Swiss federation President uli maurer, the delegation, bocog secretary-general and other government leaders gathered at parkview park in Beijing to hold an exchange activity on china-switzerland winter sports cooperation. Wu bin, President of kabin ski group, was invited to attend the event.
President of the Swiss federation uli maurer addressed the event and delivered the opening speech.
Next, guests at the meeting will exchange and share relevant matters concerning the cooperation between China and Switzerland in winter sports.
China and Switzerland have long exchanged views on snow tourism and winter sports. From the past to the present, from the 2020 youth Olympic Games in lausanne, Switzerland to the 2022 winter Olympic Games in Beijing and beyond, the sports exchanges and cooperation between China and Switzerland will surely continue to be upgraded in the further development of bilateral relations. The cooperation between the two countries in the areas of snow and ice tourism and the development of winter sports will be further deepened and expanded.
(at the event site, Swiss federal President ueli maurer had an in-depth exchange of views with wu bin, President of kabin ski group, on the white paper of Chinese ski industry and 2019 global ski market report.)
Pyeongchang winter Olympic gold medalist Wendy Holdener poses with the President of the carving ski group In terms of the development of winter sports, China and Switzerland have shown differentiated development, complementary advantages and large development space. Through this negotiation, the scope of cooperation between China and Switzerland will be further expanded and the cooperation mode will be more diversified, so as to jointly promote the integrated development of snow and ice tourism, business, sports and education of the two countries and bring a new look to the 2022 winter Olympics.
As a one-stop service expert of ski resort, carbin ski is also the first comprehensive service provider of ski industry in China. China is a leader in the ice and snow industry, providing products and services for more than half of the country's ice and snow projects. China will strengthen cooperation with Switzerland, innovate the ice and snow business model with new models and new ideas under the national "One Belt And One Road" framework, and achieve win-win results to build the Great Wall of china-switzerland ice and snow industry.