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Tan Chengxu Meets Some Guests from Central and Eastern European Countries
2019-06-12
Yesterday, Mayor Tan Chengxu met separately with Eddin Forto, governor of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, who came to attend the 5th Local Leaders' Meeting of China-CEEC Working Group Meeting, Nenad Vukovic, mayor of East Sarajevo, Zorrocha, Charge d'Affairs of the Embassy of North Macedonia in China, and Kiuka Angoroska, Chamber President of Ohrid in North Macedonia and their party at Shangri-La Hotel. During the meeting, Tan Chengxu welcomed the guests and introduced the city's economic and social development. They exchanged views on further strengthening exchanges and cooperation with central and eastern European countries. Liu Xiaobin, deputy director of the Standing Committee of Dalian Municipal People's Congres, attended the relevant meeting.
 
During a meeting with Eddin Forto and Nenad Vukovic, Tan Chengxu said that in recent years, economic and trade cooperation between Dalian and Central and Eastern European countries had shown a trend of diversified development, and exchanges and mutual learning in education, culture and sports had become increasingly frequent. It was hoped that the holding of this conference would promote exchanges and cooperation between Dalian and Sarajevo in rail transportation, tourism, education and culture and other related fields so as to achieve win-win cooperation in mutual benefits. Eddin Forto thanked the Dalian authorities for their warm reception and hoped that the Sarajevo canton would establish friendly cooperative relations with Dalian. He said that Dalian enterprises were welcome to invest and develop in Sarajevo canton, and he looked forward to seeing more Dalian citizens in Sarajevo canton and reliving the classic passages in the movie Walter defends Sarajevo.
 
During a meeting with Zorrocha and Kiuka Angoroska, Tan Chengxu said that as early as 2002, Dalian and Ohrid officially became friendly and cooperative cities, and the two sides carried out fruitful exchanges and cooperation in the fields of economy, trade, tourism and education. He hope that they could take more visits during their stay in Dalian, experience the romantic atmosphere and good development momentum in Dalian, further enhance mutual understanding and friendship, and provide more opportunities and convenience for future exchanges and cooperation between the two cities. Zorrocha and Kiuka Angoroska hoped to strengthen the cooperation in the fields of culture, education and people-to-people exchanges between two sides, and to continuously consolidate and deepen their friendly relations.