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(A joint stock limited company incorporated in the People's Republic of China with limited liability)
(Stock Code: 0598)
RESIGNATION OF JOINT COMPANY SECRETARY
Reference is made to the announcement of Sinotrans Limited (the "Company") dated 29 December 2016 with respect to the appointment of Mr. Li Shichu ("Mr. Li") and Ms. Hui Wai Man, Shirley ("Ms. Hui") as the joint company secretaries of the Company with effect from 29 December 2016. The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the "Stock Exchange") has conditionally granted, a waiver from strict compliance with Rules 3.28 and 8.17 of the Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the "Listing Rules") with respect to the appointment of Mr. Li as a joint company secretary of the Company for a period of three years from the date of appointment since Mr. Li did not possess the professional qualifications as required under Rule 3.28 of the Listing Rules at that time.
The board of directors of the Company (the "Board") is pleased to announce that the Stock Exchange has confirmed that Mr. Li is qualified to act as the company secretary of the Company under Rule 3.28 of the Listing Rules. Accordingly, Mr. Li will act as the sole company secretary of the Company with effect from 27 December 2019, and Ms. Hui has resigned as a joint company secretary of the Company with effect from 27 December 2019.
Ms. Hui has confirmed that she has no disagreement with the Board and there is no other matter relating to her resignation that should be brought to attention of the holders of securities of the Company and the Stock Exchange.
The Company would like to express its sincere gratitude to Ms. Hui for her significant contribution to the Company during her tenure of office.
By order of the Board
Beijing, 27 December 2019
As at the date of this announcement, the board of directors of the Company comprises Li Guanpeng (Chairman), Song Dexing (Vice Chairman), Song Rong (executive director), Su Jian (non-executive director), Xiong Xianliang (non-executive director), Jiang Jian (non-executive director), Jerry Hsu (non-executive director), and four independent non-executive directors, namely Wang Taiwen, Meng Yan, Song Haiqing and Li Qian.
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