On November 4, Zhang Shikun, member of the municipal standing committee and secretary of the Party working committee met with Li Lingen, head of South Korea's Incheon Free Economic Zone and discussed economic and cultural cooperation in the future.
Zhang Shikun said that as a national new district, Jinpu New District shoulders the responsibility of constructing a strategic highland welcoming cooperation with South Korea that is both an important member of Northeast Asia and a targeted cooperation partner. Since the founding of the new district, the sino-Korea cross-border electric business test area has been established and kept an excellent development momentum. This year, many indicators in the new district have made new breakthrough. Zhang hopes that both sides can strengthen cooperation and achieve a win-win situation.
Li Linggen said that there are many similarities between Jinpu New District and Incheon. The new district is constructing the core part of the free trade zone and he believes that mutual benefits will be achieved through more cooperation.
Incheon Free Economic Zone established by the Korean government in 2003 occupies 132.9 square kilometers and is the core part of the economic center of northeast Asia. It comprises Songdu, Yongzong and Cheongna.
Chen Zeguo, deputy secretary of the Party working committee and deputy director of the district standing committee attended the meeting.