The 2017 CLC-SIPAC Joint Symposium on Suzhou Industrial Park themed “Visionary Partnership, Knowledge Innovation” was held on May 19. It focused on two topics: “Solid Foundation: Consideration for Both China and Singapore, Management Framework, and Planning and Implementation”; “Maintain a Leading Position in Competition: Great Efforts in Innovation and Entrepreneurship to Build a Modern City with International Competitiveness in 21st Century”. Approximately 100 guests from China and Singapore participated in the discussion exploring the innovation of SIP in the future.
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Lee Yi Shyan: Happy to see SIP development mode emulated

Lee Yi Shyan, chairman of Business China and former Senior Minister of State for Singapore's Ministry of Trade and Industry and Ministry of National Development, made his maiden trip to Suzhou in 1996. He then worked and lived in the city for two years. For over 20 years, he has been a witness to the city's development.

Lee revealed that the pragmatic spirit and scientific attitude are valuable experience gained from SIP's development. He is excited to see the SIP development mode emulated at Horgos Economic Development Zone in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, where a new urban zone is rising.