Sichuan province has the 8th highest number of people among China’s richest 1000.
“After the economic reform in China many people [in Sichuan] became very rich, both men and women,” Mr Du pointed out.
UK-based graduates of “famous [British] universities” had also applied, he said.
Phase two of the search will begin on July 20 when organisers start sifting through CVs and vetting the would-be husbands in a series of face-to-face meetings with relationship specialists and fortune-tellers in hotels around China.
So far around 1,500 men have signed up, including one Australian and several applicants from the US and Canada.The region has experienced breakneck economic growth since Beijing began its “Go West” drive to develop China’s interior in 2000.Last year Chengdu’s economy grew 15.2 per cent while the city’s New Century Global Centre, a commercial and leisure complex that will reputedly be the world’s largest stand-alone building, is set to open later this year.Specialising in personal introductions to remarkable people, Vida Consultancy’s exclusive matchmaking service is designed to help you find your life partner; someone compatible not just physically, but also with shared values and life goals.Working with a matchmaker enables you to continue dealing with your busy work schedule and personal commitments, while we take over the time-consuming partner search and vetting process.
The Mediterranean-themed complex will reportedly boast two luxury 1,000-room hotels, hot springs, a marine park and its own artificial beach.