Dr Pierpaolo Franco, Managing Director, RICS China visited Chongqing, Chengdu and Kunming, meeting representatives from government, local associations and industrial corporations as well as celebrating partnerships, both old and new.
A great start in communication with local government
Dr Franco met with Chengdu Municipal Commission of Commerce and Standard Quota Bureau of Yunnan Province. Both parties expressed a keen interest in gaining industry knowledge, sharing industrial research information and learning and implementing international standards from RICS.
Through this mutually beneficial partnership, Standard Quota Bureau of Yunnan Province felt that a key achievement would be improving local professional competencies in Quantity Surveying with the help of the RICS.
Collaborations with local associations
MoUs were signed with Chongqing Association of Land and Resources Appraisal, Real Estate Appraisal and Real Estate Agency, Chengdu Association of Building Economy Promotion and Kunming Construction Engineering Cost Management Association.
Exisiting partnerships strengthened
Dr Franco also visited Arcadis, Savils and RLB. He promised that RICS will continue to deliver recognised global standards to China, support local professionals from all industry backgrounds and enhance Vhina's competitiveness in international market.
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