The board of directors of Qingdao Port International Co., Ltd. announced that due to the adjustment of work arrangements, LIU Yongxia tendered his resignation letter to the board on September 15, 2021 to the effect that LIU will resign as the secretary to the board, the joint company secretary of the company and the authorised representative of the company under rule 3.05 of the rules governing the listing of securities on the stock exchange of Hong Kong limited. The resignation letter of LIU took effect upon the delivery to the board. LIU will no longer hold any position in the company after his resignation from the above positions. The board further announced that SUN Hongmei has been appointed as the secretary to the board with a term commencing from September 15, 2021 and ending on the date of the expiration of the third session of the board, and one of the joint company secretaries with effect from September 15, 2021. LEE Kwok Fai Kenneth who meets the requirement under note 1 to rule 3.28 of the listing rules has been appointed as one of the joint company secretaries on July 21, 2021. LEE will work closely with and provide assistance to SUN in discharging her duties and responsibilities as the joint company secretary. Sun, a senior economist, currently serves as the secretary to the board of the company and the deputy head officer (presiding over work) of the general office to the board. From November 2014 to January 2020, Sun served successively as the department head assistant, the deputy department head and the department head of the capital market office (currently known as the general office to the board) of the company. Sun has been serving as a securities affairs representative of the company since January 2019, the deputy head officer (presiding over work) of the general office to the board since January 2020 and the secretary to the board of the company since September 2021. Following the resignation of LIU as stated above with effect from September 15, 2021, LIU ceased to act as the authorised representative. SUN has been appointed in place of LIU as the authorised representative, with effect from September 15, 2021. Immediately after the aforesaid change, the authorised representatives are SU Jianguang, the chairman of the board, and SUN.