Chinese EVS-16 Organizers Answer Security Concerns
Secretary General of EVAA, AVERE, EVAAP and JEVA
Dear Sir or
Madam, May 28,1999
You will be pleased to know
that all are progressing well in the organization of the 16th International
Electric Vehicle Symposium (EVS-16). We have been receiving very enthusiastic
response to the second announcement and we expect that premiere participation of
experts in the field of EV will be drawn from all over the world through the
efforts and networks of all members in the Committees.
Despite of the
recent incident in Yugoslavia the Chinese government has assured and guaranteed
that the personal safety of foreign tourists, including those from the United
Stated and other Nato countries and the safety of their property will be
In fact no incident involving US tourist has
occurred in China so far. Everything here is going in order according to
China is keen to promote friendship and cooperation on the basis of
mutual respect trust, equality and mutual benefit. The reform and open policy in
China has been well carried out.
The Chinese Government has thought
highly of EVS-16 and supported in all the various aspects. The presence of
superior government officials and important guests is also expected at this
We firmly believe that EVS-16 will be well held in
October on schedule.
My members and myself are determined to ensure that
your stay in Beijing will be fruitful and enjoyable.
We look forward to
meeting you at this significant event in October in Beijing.
Chairman of the Organizing Committee of
To all members of the International Steering Committee
The recent incident in Yugoslavia has caused concern of some of the
members and they are worried whether this would affect the EVS-16 to be held in
October in Beijing.
Please be assured that members of the Organizing
Committee and myself are determined to ensure that the event will be held as
scheduled and your participation in the event will be a fruitful one. Enclosed
please find a letter from the Chairman of the Organizing Committee Prof. LAI
Jian and I would appreciate it if you could disseminate this information to your
colleagues whom you feel would be interested in the Symposium.
forward to your presence and send you my best regards.
C. C. Chan
World Electric Vehicle
Electric Vehicle Association of Asia Pacific