On March 11th, the 2015 International Railway Conference held by Assocham India whose theme was “Invest and Chance” commenced at Le Merdien Hotel in New Delhi. The conference attracted people from all walks of life all around the world, including business leaders, specialists, scholars and engineering technicians. Mr. Pan Guoqiang, deputy chief engineer of China Railway SIYUAN Survey And Design Group attended the conference together with other six colleagues.
The conference was combined by three sections. In the first part of opening ceremony, Chairman of Assocham India, Rana Kapoor and Chairman of Indian railway transportation committee delivered an opening speech respectively. The Investment Chairman of World Bank, Onno Ruh1 and ambassadors from China, Czech Republic and France in India sent their best wishes to the conference. The state minister Manoji Sinha and federal minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu of Indian Railway Ministry also made a speech on the present situation and future of Indian railway and they attached great significance to this conference.
The state minister Manoji Sinha is delivering a speech at the opening ceremony.
The theme of second part of the conference is about the investment and financing in railway. Specialists from CIC of India, YES Bank, SREI Infrastructure Financing Group and World Bank as well as other institutions illustrated their ideas on the problem of adapting financing patterns like FDI, PPP, etc. to railway construction, intending to conclude a superior portfolio and find the best way to implement.
The third stage of the conference discussed the innovation of railway technology and the development trend of railway. Guests expressed their own ideas on the developing opportunity and direction of railway transportation from some new perspectives like locomotive, communication signals, pathway and passenger transportation informationization, etc. On the behalf of SIYUAN, Pan Guoqiang introduced the present situation and mature experiences of China’s high-speed rail to guests from every corner of the world. Furthermore, Pan made a succinct description of SIYUAN’s strong strength and professional advantages, which raised great interests of participants from various industries. The appearance of SIYUAN on such an international stage has gained great popularity among all walks of life once again.
Pan Guoqiang, deputy chief engineer of SIYUAN is making a speech at 2015 International Railway Conference
During the conference, participants kept visiting SIYUAN’s promoting stand and communicated with each other. Some institutions also offered some cooperation opportunities which accomplished the expected effects.
Since Chairman Xi proposed the strategy of Silk Road Economic Belt and Maritime Silk Road, the overseas department of SIYUAN has played a leading role according to the strategy of going out. They realize the importance of India in terms of these two strategies to our country so that they have tried every effort to overcome all the difficulties all the way to this conference. They prepared everything well including arranging the stand, copying materials, promoting advantages, communicating on the technology and negotiating with intended partners, etc. which lays a good foundation for further exploit of Indian market. The participation of SIYUAN in this international railway conference also gained great support and help from the embassy of the People’s Republic of China in India.
Technicians from overseas department of SIYUAN at the conference