President Xi Jinping and President Putin Congratulate on Completion of Permanent Exhibition Hall for Site of 6th National Congress of CPC
[ Date：2016-07-06 Visits： ]
On July 4, 2016, the opening ceremony of Permanent Exhibition Hall of Site of 6th National Congress of CPC was held and co-hosted by Ms. Liu Yandong, Vice Premier of China and Ms. Ольга Юрьевна ГОЛОДЕЦ, Vice Premier of Russia. Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Putin delivered their congratulatory speeches respectively for the event.
In his speech, President Xi first congratulated on the completion of the Project before pointing out that the opening of Permanent Exhibition Hall of Site of 6th National Congress of CPC, signifying a new bridge be built for strengthening understanding and friendship between the Chinese and Russian people, would push forward the friendly cooperation between the two countries. President Putin expressed in his congratulatory message that the Project had been completed thanks to the years of joint efforts from experts of the two countries and its opening would advance prosperous development of China-Russia Comprehensive Strategic Partnership of Coordination including cultural cooperation.
The Site of 6th National Congress of CPC, being now the federal cultural relics of Russia, was built in 1827. It had not been repaired for many years after being badly damaged. From June 18 to July 11, 1928, the 6th National Congress of CPC was secretly convened in a village 40km away from Moscow. This is the only time in the history of CPC a national congress has ever been held outside of China, which has also been of special historic significance in the revolutionary development in China.
During his visit to Russia in March 2010, Xi Jinping, then Chinese Vice President reached important consensus with Putin, then Russian Prime Minister on the restoration of the Site. In March 2013, President Xi attended the launching ceremony of Restoration Work of the Site. On June 26, 2016, a joint declaration was issued by China and Russia listing the Project as the key cooperative program of the two countries.
Entrusted by the Ministry of Culture of China, CSCEC has undertaken the restoration work as the general contractor. The Project was officially started in September 2015, top-sealed in December 2015, completed on June 20, 2016 and passed the joint inspection for acceptance from experts of China and Russia. Upon its completion, the Permanent Exhibition Hall for Site of 6th National Congress of CPC will become the only overseas permanent exhibition hall presenting the history of CPC and a “Business Card” of China for “One Belt One Road Initiative”. (from Overseas Operations & CSCEC 1st Bureau)【print】 【closed】