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State Minister Gives Thumbs Up! Training on Agricultural Construction Project of East Timor XCMG Assisted Officially Starts

Opening Ceremony of Technical Services for Agricultural Equipment Project of East Timor


Recently, the opening ceremony of 30-day training on technical services for the agricultural equipment assisted by Chinese government to East Timor undertaken by XCMG has been held.


Mr. Estanislau Aleixo da Silva, State Minister and Minister of the Ministry of Agriculture of East Timor, Madam Maria Odete do Ceo, Director General of the Ministry of Agriculture, Mr. Fernandode Sousa, Governor of Malatto, Mr. Eng. Ipolitoda Costa, Director of Training Department, Ministry of Agriculture, Mr. Liu Zhenhua, Chinese Commercial Counselor to East Timor, and Ling Yun, Assistant Director of the Global Customer Department of XCMG Import and Export Co., Ltd. attended the event.



Mr. EstanislauAleixo da Silva (6th from left), Minister of the State and Minister of the Ministry of Agriculture of East Timor and Mr. Liu Zhenhua (7th from right), Chinese Commercial Counselor in East Timor Attended the Event.


Mr. EstanislauAleixo da Silva, State Minister and Minister of the Ministry of Agriculture of East Timor, is interviewed by the Media about XCMG training


The equipment for assistance includes 18 kinds of equipment such as XCMG excavators and Zhonglian agricultural machinery, a total of 122 sets, and agricultural equipment and materials worth a total of RMB 9 million yuan. XCMG sent a technical service team consisting of 8 people to train the local agricultural machinery operators, and 30 excellent operators were selected by the Ministry of Agriculture of East Timor from all provinces to participate in the training. The Minister first expressed his gratitude to the Chinese government to Counselor Liu and hopes to cooperate more with such high-quality companies as XCMG with the help of the assistance project.


Earlier on the morning of February 1, 2018, the handover ceremony of Chinese agricultural equipment for assistance in East Timor was held in the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries of East Timor. Liu Hongyang, Chinese ambassador in East Timor, and Estánnislaw, State Minister with Minister of Department of Agriculture and Fisheries of East Timor attended the handover ceremony and delivered speeches. Over 100 people including major officials such as Delingdo, Vice Minister of the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries and Cipriano, State Secretary, representatives of Chinese-funded enterprises and principals of organizations to East Timor such as the FAO attended the handover ceremony.


At the handover ceremony, State Minister Mr. EstanislauAleixo da Silva expressed his sincere thanks on behalf of the East Timor Government to the Chinese government for its generous assistance in East Timor in various fields for a long time and he said: “the agricultural productivity and level of agricultural modernization will be greatly improved by this batch of Chinese equipment and technical training. The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries will allocate the agricultural equipment to various places most urgently needed in East Timor to increase agricultural productivity, achieve diversified agricultural development and increase production and income.”




Liu Hongyang, Chinese Ambassador in the East Timor and EstanislauAleixo da Silva, State Minister and Minister of the Ministry of Agriculture of East Timor Attended the Handover Ceremony



Photo of Trainees from Ministry of Agriculture of East Timor and XCMG Technical Service and Training Team


XCMG Training Site of Agricultural Material Project in East Timor


XCMG Excavator Assisted in the Ministry of Agriculture of East Timor


The graduation ceremony was successfully concluded on May 7! The Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Agriculture, Director-General of the Ministry of Agriculture, Chinese Commercial Counselor Mr. Liu, and Malattu Provincial officials attended the ceremony.


Photo of Graduation Ceremony of XCMG Assistance Project in East Timor


In recent years, XCMG has participated in many foreign aid projects of the Chinese government, including assistance of disaster relief equipment in the Ukrainian State Bureau of Emergency Situations, disaster relief and prevention equipment in Bangladesh and port cranes in Azerbaijan. It has received widespread acclaim from local governments and users, establishing a positive image for Chinese brands and helping completion of the foreign aid projects.