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New Zealand's Wellington Mayor Visits KING LONG

2008-08-15    Source:english.chinabuses.com

"We have seen large amount of KING LONG buses served for the 29th Beijing Olympic Games in Beijing, and that showed the incomparable status of KING LONG in China Bus Industry. Therefore, we flight from Beijing to Xiamen to visit this renowned China bus manufacture." said Kerry Prendergast, Wellington Mayor of New Zealand who arrived in KING LONG August 12th.


On August 12th, Kerry Prendergast, Wellington Mayor of New Zealand, visited China's leading bus manufacturer KING LONG in Xiamen, China's Fujian province. Accompanied were her husband, Rich Nicolas and Yuan tong, director of Wellington's international affair office and etc.


The delegation takes photo before KING LONG’s logo


Jian Shihuang, KING LONG's general manager warmly welcomed the Mayor Kerry and her delegation, and introduced the condition of China bus industry and KING LONG's overseas sales achievement. Jiang said:" China possesses the world's largest bus manufacture industry. As China's leading and most renowned bus manufacturer, KING LONG's annual production capacity has exceeded 3,000 units, selling its products to more than 50 countries and regions including New Zealand.


Kerry said:" Welliongton and Xiamen have become sister cities for 22 years, and Xiamen Foreign Affairs Office had recommonded KING LONG bus several times before. We have seen many of KING LONG buses running on the street of Wellington."


Kerry(Right) talks with Jinag Shihuang(Left) when visiting the production assembly


With the invitation to attend the opening ceremony of Beijing Olympic Games, Kerry added:" We witnessed the Olympic bus lineup in Beijing, which we haven't ever seen anywhere before. I saw many KING LONG buses in Beijing and was impressed by KING LONG bus' amenities and delicacy.


When learning that there have more than 2,000 units KING LONG buses providing service to Beijing Olympic Games, Kerry highly praised the outstanding performance of KING LONG buses.


KING LONG bus running in front of the National Aquatics Center, also known as "Water Cube"


Accompanied by Jiang Shihuang, Kerry visited KING LONG's production assembly and curiously experienced KING LONG's state-of-art BRT bus. Besides KING LONG's bus products, Kerry also showed her admiration toward KING LONG's Research&development capability. At last, She expressed that she looks forward to introducing more and more KING LONG buses to Wellington as soon as possible.


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