The Work Conference of Xiangxi Global Geopark Management Committee was held in Jishou
On January 26,2021, Xiangxi Global Geopark Management Committee held a conference in Jishou city, which summarized and commended achievement on the successful nomination as a Global Geopark ,as well as arranging work plan of 2021. Li Ping, vice governor of Xiangxi Prefectural People’s Government attended the conference and delivered a speech.
The conference summed up the application work of Xiangxi Global Geopark, and the commendation was given to outstanding departments and individuals who contribute to the designation of Xiangxi Global Geopark. Representatives of outstanding individual shared their experience with attendees through speech .
According to Li Ping, with support of Hunan Provincial Party Committee and Hunan Provincial People’s Government, as well as leading of Xiang Prefectural Party Committee and Xiangxi Prefectural People’s Government, the nomination of Xiangxi Global Geopark get help from relevant departments. The staff devoted themselves to the work of geosites conservation,infrastructure construction, declaration dossiers making and environment improvement , overcoming all difficulities they encountered. Consequently, it took less than four years for Xiangxi Geopark to be approved as a global geopark, which is an impressive achievement, embodying the spirit of innovation, responsibility, cooperation and pragmatism.
Li Ping noted that, the nomination of Xiangxi Global Geopark, which discovers geological and aesthetic value of Xiangxi scenery and promotes influence of "Mysterious Xiangxi ", is a vivid practice for ecological civilization construction, supporting the build of a well-known ecological and cultural park both at home and abroad, as well as making Xiangxi as a world famous tourism destination.
Li Ping emphasized that priority should be given to the first mid-term evaluation,implement feedback suggestions made by evaluation experts, play the important role of XIangxi Global Geopark Management Committee and Experts Committee. It is also necessary to hold popular science education;build intelligent park;streamline the geopark management mechanism; deepen the cooperation with others, as well as developing geotourism.,which help us tell the story of Xiangxi geology and culture, and enhance the development of holistic tourism.