I'm Wang Dashan, Mayor of the People's Government of Laoling.
I'm glad to introduce to you Laoling, the hometown of Chinese ziziphus jujuba.
LaoLing is located at the junction of Shandong province and Hebei province,
known as the "fortress of Qi Yan","hub of Ji Lu" .
It is the superposition area of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei coordinated development and the Yellow River delta development two big implementation of national strategy.
It is one of the decided seven regional central cities at the county level in Shandong province,
and also the outstanding charm city, the most investment potential top cities in China.
Laoling is a historical city of ancient simplicity, advocate civil and military.
This millennium ancient county has not changed its name for more than 2,300 years.
Here has the largest and best preserved Confucious' temple in Jiangbei.
Here is the former residence of Bixiayuanjun,
the story of Taishan grandmother's helping countless beings and benevolent spread till now.
Here born a group of outstanding scholars such as Miheng of the Eastern Han Dynasty and the modern calligraphy master Sun Yuqing.
The intangible cultural heritages of Shangpai Xing Yi Quan,Shaotougun,
forged the body and spirit of the people of Laoling.
Laoling is a red city that circulates revolutionary genes
and is the core area of the anti-Japanese base area in the Jilu border area.
The first beacon fire of Shandong Anti-Japanese War was fire in Laoling,
which created the red culture of "Yimeng Mountain in the south
and Jilu border in the north".
Here spread heroic deeds of Xiao Hua, Song Zheyuan and other anti-japanese general,
heroic mother aunt Chang cover and rescue countless anti-japanese soldiers with righteousness and love.
The red genes of Laoling people "dare to be first, great love for the country, perseverance , unity and dedication" are passed on from generation to generation.
Laoling is an ecological city with jujube as its root and famous for jujube.
Here has the world's largest millennium jujube forest,
the forest coverage rate is more than 95%,
and the negative oxygen ion is five times of the plain area,
known as "natural oxygen bar", "health paradise".
It is the national 4A-level tourist attractions, national forest park and China agricultural tourism demonstration site.
Emperor Qianlong once wrote the "jujube king" plaque,
the great litterateur Ji Xiaolan praised the "Laoling pass down jujube,
is the best in the world" .
The Qing Dynasty poet Wu Taipang left "lotus of June green as water,
thousand jujube shine cloud to be red" here.
Here jujube forest sight in natural,
scenery of four seasons have their own flavor.
In spring, young leaves come out full of vitality.
In summer, with green and flower and bees around.
In autumn, green leave like jade and red jujube like sea.
In winter, branch twisted such as dragon dance.
We have held 30 consecutive "China · Laoling ziziphus jujuba culture tourism festival",
the millennium jujube forest has become a popular leisure destination for Chinese and foreign tourists.
Laoling is a “healthy city” that is more and more tasteful.
Based on the ecological advantages of jujube forest,
we have built a large health industry system with unique Laoling characteristics.
The health food, sports and fitness, biological medicine and other industries are developing vigorously,
and it has become China's largest ziziphus jujuba production base,
condiment distribution center, Olympic equipment production base,
and the world's largest potato germplasm database.
We have held 7 consecutive "China Laoling jujube & health food industry expo".
来到乐陵，Come to Laoling,
you can not only taste traditional jujube delicacies such as Huozao tea,jujube cake,liquor jujube,jujube steak,yellow flour jujube chicken and so on,
but also experience the new feeling of 100 kinds of jujube eating with modern production technology.
Laoling is a vibrant city full of vitality.
with its efficient and convenient government service,
increasingly pro-business atmosphere
and strong development momentum,
now is moving forward at full speed on the fast track of high-quality development.
Seven modern industrial clusters, including hardware machinery and equipment,
food and agricultural and sideline products deep processing,
and biomedicine are poised,
and are making solid progress toward the goal of ten-billion-level industry.
“A bosom friend afar brings a distant land near”.
On behalf of the 700,000 people of jujube town,
I sincerely invite friends from all over the world to visit and invest in Laoling.
Jujube town Laoling, the earlier the better!