Tony Peterson Receives 2013 Chongqing Friendship Award


T.Y. Lin International Group, a globally recognized full-service infrastructure consulting firm, announces that Tony Peterson, Group President, has been granted the 2013 Chongqing Friendship Award. The annual Chongqing Friendship Award, which is organized by the municipal government of Chongqing in the People’s Republic of China, commends foreign experts and individuals who have made significant contributions to the City’s economic growth, construction and social development. The prestigious award was presented to Mr. Peterson by the Mayor of Chongqing, Huang Qifan, during a ceremony held on May 27, 2013 in Chongqing.

In his remarks, Mayor Huang expressed his gratitude to T.Y. Lin International for the firm’s ability to draw on its vast network of international resources in order to contribute to the growth, construction and development of the city of Chongqing over the past ten years. Chongqing is one of five national central cities in China charged with leading the country’s urban reform, expansion and modernization in key areas such as infrastructure, urban planning and social welfare.

Founded in 1994, T.Y. Lin International’s mainland China practice focuses its efforts on urban transportation infrastructure including bridge, municipal road, rail, and transit projects.