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Jingzhou Welcomed the Visit from the Gangneung Government Delegation of South Korea
Updated: 2018-11-19 11:29:38

On the morning of November 8, He Guangzhong, Secretary of CPC Jingzhou Committee, met with the South Korea Gangneung City Government Delegation,and discussed with Kim Han Geun, Mayor of Gangneung City, on further cooperation.In the afternoon, Cui Yonghui, Mayor of Jingzhou, attended the friendly conversation and the memorandum signing ceremony with the delegation, and signed a memorandum of friendship and cooperation on behalf of the municipal government.

On behalf of the CPC Jingzhou Committee and the Jingzhou Municipal Government, He Guangzhong expressed his warm welcome to the delegation and congratulated Kim Han Geun on his election as Mayor of Gangneung in June. Secretary He also introduced Jingzhou's time-honored and splendid history and culture and flourishing development to his South Korea counterpart. Secretary He said that Jingzhou and Gangneung have been starting cooperation and exchanges since 1992, and formally established sister city relationship in 2004. Over the past 26 years, the two sides have shared fruitful cooperation in culture, tourism, education, and civil service. After 26 years of in-depth exchanges, Jingzhou and Gangneung have been closely linked to establish afriendship like a family. In the future, it is hoped that the two sides will adhere to mutual visits, enhance friendship, exchange development experience in depth, deepen cooperation space, reach more cooperation projects in new areas of cooperation, and work together to boost the high-quality development.

Kim Han Geun noted that Jingzhou has a high reputation in South Korea, due to the well-known history and culture of Jingzhou. Kim Han Geun said that he visited Jingzhou three years ago. This time he visited the city as the mayor of Gangneung, which was really a rewarding trip.The same as Jingzhou in China, Gangneung is an excellent tourist destination in South Korea. Especially since the successful hosting ofthe Winter Olympics this year, the influence of Gangneung has improved significantly. Since the establishment of the sister cities, the two sides have conducted in-depth cooperation and exchanges and achieved fruitful achievement.It is hoped that the two sides will deepen cooperation in new fields such as economy, trade and scientific research.

Cui Yonghui mentioned that China and South Korea are friendly neighbors and strategic partners. Jingzhou and Gangneung share not only deep historical heritage but also a deep friendship after years of close exchanges. The delegation had an in-depth exchange with Jingzhou in tourism, cultural heritage protection, education, agricultural science and technology, trade exchanges, etc., and reached a broad consensus on the construction of the "Gangneung Park" in Garden Expo Park. The meeting was fruitful. At present, the traditional friendship between the two cities has seen further development opportunities. It is hoped that the two sides will take this visit as an opportunity to further deepen exchanges and cooperation and traditional friendship, so that the two cities can learn from each other and develop together through exchanges, and the people of the two cities can also obtain more benefits.

Vice Mayor Sun Yuqiu and Municipal Government Secretary Chen Bin attended the meeting and signing ceremony.

According to the memorandum, by entrusting an international cooperation consultant, Jingzhou will cooperate with Gangneung toexplore potential cooperation projects and promote pragmatic exchanges, and the two sides will cooperate and exchange in various fields such as civil society, education and sports, economy and trade, culture and art, tourism, etc.


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