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Since its establishment in 1993 and with over 20 years’ of exploration and practice, Shining Star Group has already possessed over 10 subsidiaries and more than 4,600 employees, with a total asset of nearly USD 3 billion. The Group is a large, trans-national and industrialized group engaged in multiple sectors and fields, such as financial investment, cultural tourism, automobile industry, salt chemical industry, agriculture, mining industry, medical and health care, education, hotel management, commercial management, property management, real estate development, decoration, sports and supporting operation, and so on.
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The Chairman Leads Shining Star Group Attended the China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo

On 26 June to 27 June,2019, the chairman Yan Yu leads Shining Star Group vice president, Wang Hailong and chief financial officer, Gong Shenggang; General manager of Li Heng Investment, Yan Rui; General manager of Africa mining project team, Meng Zhiqin and Uganda project team a total of 14 people traveled to Changsha,Hunan,China, attended the ceremony of the first China-Africa economic and trade expo and was successfully signed Uganda Katwe salt lake project agreement.

The signing of the Uganda project is one of the main agenda items for the delegation of Shining Star Group to attend the first China-Africa economic and trade expo. In order to understand the progress of the Uganda project, on June 26, Chairman Yan Yu led a delegation to China Light Industry (Changsha) Engineering co., LTD. (hereinafter referred to as "Changsha Light Industry") to hear the report on the progress of the Uganda project. Wan Hua, general manager of Changsha Light Industry first design business unit, and Chen Dayong, deputy general manager of international business department, reported the progress of Katwe salt lake project in Uganda to the chairman successively. After listening to the report, the chairman Yan Yu communicated with Changsha Light Industry representatives on the project progress and put forward suggestions on the further progress of the project.

Hu Chunhua, member of the political bureau of the CPC central committee and vice premier of the state council, attended the opening ceremony of the first China-Africa economic and trade expo and the forum of China-Africa economic and trade cooperation in Changsha on the morning of June 27, 2019. After speeches by Chinese and African leaders; the speeches by the representatives of international organizations, experts and scholars, forum ushered in the fourth agenda: major project signing ceremony--Chairman Yan Yu, General Manager Yan Rui, minister of energy and mines of Uganda Irene and co-chairman of Uganda Rwenzori Shining Star Co., Ltd. were seated at the signing desk to sign the memorandum of understanding related to the Uganda project.

On the afternoon of June 27, the projects signing ceremony of Yunnan province delegation was held in the Whiersly hotel, Changsha. Under the witness of Jiang Xingming, deputy secretary general of Yunnan provincial people's government and other leaders, chairman Yan Yu and co-chairman of Uganda Rwenzori Shining Star Co., Ltd signed the memorandum of investment cooperation of Uganda project. The chairman Yan Yu also held talks with representatives of Ugandan joint venture partners, exchanging views on the progress of the project and far-reaching cooperation.

With the theme of “Win-Win Cooperation for Closer China-Africa Economic and Trade Partnership”, the expo focuses on trade and investment promotion, agriculture, energy and power, industrial park development, infrastructure and financing cooperation. Representatives from 53 African countries and international organizations including the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, the World Food Programme, the World Trade Organization, and the Africa Union attend the expo and become the important window to witness future China-Africa cooperation.

The Chairman Attend the 3rd China-Southeast Asia Business Forum

On June 13, 2019, the 3rd China-Southeast Asia Business Forum was held in Kunming city, Yunnan province, was organized by Yunnan Council for Promotion of International Trade and Yunnan International Chamber of Commerce. Yan Yu, the chairman of Shining Star Group was invited to attend and speech.

The theme of the forum is "Belt and Road, Innovative Cooperation and Common Development". About 300 guests from government officials, business leaders, well-known entrepreneurs and media representatives from China and southeast Asian countries attended. Cambodia holds the rotating chair of the forum this year.

During the forum, political leaders of various countries, leaders of Chambers of commerce and industry, and well-known entrepreneurs have overlapping views, wisdom collision, and consensus convergence. Yan Yu, chairman of Shing Star Group, shared with the guests the experience of the group's "going global" development in multiple fields and across industries in the past few years, and elaborated on the comparison of investment conditions between developed countries and less developed countries; Currently, Shining Star Group has invested 130,000 square meters of urban complex Yangon ? Kantharyar Centre in Myanmar, which has entered a steady operation period and Myanmar Gold AYA Motors project is in the installation and commissioning stage, and the new car will be put into production;Located in the Dara Sakor of Cambodia, the Happy Home Master Resort has been opened and in operation; In Bolivia in South America and the democratic republic of Congo in Africa, our group’s professional teams have been sent to the mining area to carry out prospecting and plant construction at the beginning of this year; The mining project in Uganda has completed preliminary exploration and will be signed at the Sino-African economic and trade expo to be held in Changsha at the end of this month; Talks are also under way on a comprehensive pilot zone for urban operations planned for investment in Bangladesh; In addition, chairman Yan Yu also shared his experience of overseas investment, he said that mutual benefit is the basis of project investment; Standardized operation, in line with the laws and regulations of the investment country is the prerequisite for project investment; Respecting local customs and culture and paying attention to environmental protection are fundamental to long-term development. Finally, chairman Yan Yu encouraged everyone to seize the opportunity of national "One Belt and One Road" strategy and boldly "go global" investment.

Guests closely the forum theme and provided the opinion and suggestion, around the "Belt and Road", China south peninsula economic corridor, economic corridor between China and India and Myanmar, China and Laos economic corridor, China and Myanmar economic corridor, China and Vietnam economic corridor, Lancang and Mekong rivers cooperation, free trade area and the urgent problems need to be solved in the construction of cross-border economic cooperation zone. And for the China-Asean free trade area upgraded, China-Asean fate community, regional comprehensive economic partnership construction, optimization of two-way investment and promote common development and innovation in the service trade cooperation to discuss an urgent problem that need to be solved and nwork together to explore the capabilities and actions of actively integrating into and serving national strategies and deepen economic and trade cooperation between China and southeast Asia.

It is believed that the successful hosting of the the 3rd China-Southeast Asia Business Forum will play an important role in deepening cooperation and exchanges between China, Yunnan and southeast Asian countries as well as mutually beneficial development of enterprises.

Mr. Zahangir Alam the Mayor of Ghazipur, Bangladesh Visited Shining Star Group
On June 12, during the second China-South Asia Cooperation Forum, Zahangir Alam the Mayor of Ghazipur, Bangladesh, and his delegation visited Shining Star Group to exchange views on investment in Bangladesh. Yan Yu, chairman of the Shining Star Group, Guo Xiaojian, chairman of Yunnan State Investment company, Wang Hailong, vice president of Shining Star Group and relevant leaders of Bangladesh project team attended the meeting.

Chairman Yan Yu first extended warm welcome to mayor Zahangir Alam and his delegation, pointing out that Shining Star Group and Ghazipur city signed a memorandum of comprehensive cooperation on urban operation last year, and the two sides conducted many times visits and exchanges on specific cooperation modes and plans. The group has always attached great importance to the cooperation with Ghazipur municipal government. During the mayor's visit, we hope the two sides can establish and improve the bilateral working mechanism and promote the project implementation as soon as possible. On the basis of mutual trust and mutual benefit, we are looking for projects that can be landed in Ghazipur to inject impetus to Ghazipur 's economic development and urban construction.

Zahangir Alam mayor thanked the warm reception of Shining Star Group, he points out that Ghazipur city willing to provide support to the business development of Shining Star Group, hope the two sides on the basis of friendly cooperation, continue to expand areas of cooperation and deepen cooperation contents and rely on Shining Star Group complete professional advantages, boost Ghazipur city's economic and social development, to realize mutual benefit and win-win results.

Shining Star Group Donates Vehicle to Consulate General of Myanmar in Kunming

On Dec 10, on behalf of Shining Star Group and Gold AYA Motors International Group, Chairman Yan Yu donated a vehicle to Consulate General of Myanmar in Kunming for its working utilization. The Consul General of Consulate General of the Union of Myanmar in Kunming, U Soe Paing expressed his warm hospitality to Chairman Yan Yu in the donation ceremony.

At 11:00 a.m., the donation ceremony started at Myanmar Consulate General in Kunming. Mr. Yan Yu delivered a speech at the beginning. He addressed that, along with the pace of China’s reform and opening-up, Shining Star group has made splendid achievements in Yunnan and China during the last 20 years. In 2013, President Xi Jinping has put forward the Belt and Road Initiative. With our own transformation and the window advantage of Yunnan to opening to the outside world, Shining Star Group took the step of "going global" and started overseas businesses. As the vital spot of Shining Star Group`s “going global” strategy, our group invested many projects in Myanmar, such as Yangon Kantharyar Centre, which is an urban comprehensive project; Gold AYA Motors in Mandalay, which was cooperated with BAIC Group. While pursuing self-development, Shining Star Group created more jobs for local residence and contributed to the development of Myanmar. Based on the operational requirements of the Consulate General, Shining Star Group donated the vehicle to provide working convenience to all officers and sincerely hope that the vehicle could make contributions in promoting Sino-Myanmar cooperation undertaken by Consulate General of Myanmar in Kunming. 

After then, U Soe Paing, the Consul General of Myanmar Consulate General in Kunming, delivered important speech to express his gratitude. He said, both China and Myanmar are making efforts to the Belt and Road Initiative. On December 7, the President Office of Myanmar announced the establishment of a Steering Committee for the tasks relating to the Belt and Road Initiative, which is chaired by State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi. Yunnan and Myanmar are connected by mountains and rivers, enjoyed close people-to-people bond and frequent commercial contacts, which is of great importance in the Y-shaped China-Myanmar Economic Corridor is irreplaceable. As one of the "going global" enterprises of Yunnan Province, Shining Star Group invested a lot in Myanmar and provided favorable conditions for Myanmar's development. We looking forward there would be more enterprises could invest in Myanmar, like Shining Star Group. With the continuous progress of Sino-Myanmar cooperation, the staff of the Consulate General of Myanmar in Kunming has been increasing. The donation is just about the time. We are grateful for Shining Star Group`s substantial support for us. The two sides held a vehicle delivery ceremony and took a group photo at the end of the ceremony.

After the ceremony, U Soe Paing, the Consul General of Myanmar Consulate General in Kunming, had a symposium with Yan Yu, the Chairman of Shining Star Group, and his team members. The two sides had an in-depth exchange of views on the future development strategy of Shining Star Group, Myanmar's investment environment and other issues. Luke Lee, the President of Shining Star Group, Yan Jin, the Vice President, and Li Nan, Assistant to Chairman, attended the ceremony and symposium. 

The Chairman Attended the Uganda-Yunnan Investment Promotion Forum

On May 15, the embassy of the republic of Uganda in China held investment promotion forum for Uganda-Yunnan in Kunming. The forum aims to promote the bilateral economic and trade cooperation between Uganda and Yunnan, and invites Yunnan enterprises to"go out"and invest in Uganda. Yan Yu, the chairman of Shining Star group was invited to attend.

At the forum, Yunnan enterprises such as Shining Star Group introduced their investment in Uganda. Yan Yu, the chairman of Shining Star Group, said: "It has been 26 years since the establishment of Shining Star Group in 1993. In recent years, the group has adjusted its development strategy and actively responded to the call of Yunnan government to‘go out'for development. In the past five years, the group has invested in Myanmar, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Africa and South America, etc. The group's project investment in Uganda is based on Uganda's political, social and natural environment, as well as foreign exchange and tax policies, etc. At the same time, the Ugandan government also provides one-stop service for Chinese enterprises. We hope that more enterprises can‘go out'and invest in Uganda and contribute to the construction of ‘One Belt And One Road'".

The ambassador of Republic of Uganda to China, H.E. DR. Chrispus Kiyonga, introduced in detail the investment projects, investment policies, investment environment and investment opportunities of tourism, agriculture, industry and mining, infrastructure and other projects in Uganda. The Uganda side also answered the questions raised by Yunnan entrepreneurs on Uganda's tourism, electricity price, coffee planting, agricultural product processing and cultural differences, and conducted on-site interaction and exchanges.

Yunnan provincial foreign affairs office, provincial department of commerce, provincial department of agriculture and rural affairs, provincial department of culture and tourism and other related units and their principals, as well as representatives of more than 40 enterprises in Yunnan province were invited to participate in the forum.

H.E. DR. Chrispus Kiyonga the Ambassador of the Republic of Uganda to China Visited Shining Star Group
On the afternoon of May 13, the Ambassador of Republic of Uganda to China, H.E. DR. Chrispus Kiyonga and Mr. Nelson Kasigaire who is the first secretary together to visit Shining Star Group.

At 16:00, Ambassador H.E. DR. Chrispus Kiyonga and his delegation reached the site and visited the New Asia Athletics Park project and the enterprise's culture exhibition hall to conduct an in-depth and detailed understanding of the Group's industrial layout and future development plan. During the visit, Ambassador H.E. DR. Chrispus Kiyonga expressed his appreciation for the Group's courage to assume social responsibilities, take the initiative to fulfill its social obligations, and actively participate in social welfare undertakings.

After the visit, Ambassador H.E. DR. Chrispus Kiyonga and chairman Mr. Yan Yu had a brief meeting. Chairman Mr. Yan Yu expressed warmly welcome the ambassador and his delegation and expressed their gratitude to the ambassador for their support for cooperation between Shining Star Group and Uganda, and then briefly introduced the progress of the cooperation project between the Group and Uganda.
The ambassador expressed gratitude to the chairman for his warm reception and detailed the local natural resources, investment environment and population structure of Uganda. He said: "Uganda welcomes companies like Shining Star Group very well to invest in Uganda. Uganda Embassy in China is willing to do so. As always, we will provide support to the cooperation between Shining Star Group and Uganda."

After the meeting, the two sides held formal talks. The director of Uganda project, Mr. Liu Jin gave a detailed introduction to the latest progress and next working plan of the KATWE Salt Lake project in Uganda. Ambassador H.E. DR. Chrispus Kiyonga in-depth exchanges with the chairman and participants both on the project matter as well as follow-up of the China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo matter. 

Wang Hailong vice-president of the group accompanied the delegation and discussed.

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