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Hunan Delegation Participates in China-Russia Local Cooperation Activities

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On June 16, the China-Russia Local Cooperation Exchange Forum and the China-Russia Sister Cities Cooperation Forum were held in Harbin, capital city of Heilongjiang Province. Chen Xiangqun, CPC Hunan Provincial Standing Committee member and executive vice governor led Hunan delegation to participate.

Approved by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Hunan officially joined in the local cooperation council of the China-Russia Friendship Committee for Peace and Development. This was the second access for Hunan to get involved in China-Russia local cooperation.

Vice Governor Chen addressed at the China-Russia Regional Matchmaking Conference for Economy and Trade, Investment, Science and Technology, and Industry. He also spoke at the meeting of the local cooperation council of China-Russia Friendship Committee for Peace and Development. He said that Hunan and Russia enjoy strong complementary in resources, high fitness in industries, and have a long history and huge cooperation potentials. He hoped that under the China-Russia comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership framework and relying on the local cooperation council and the friendly relationship between Hunan Province and Ulyanovsk State of Russia, Hunan will actively take part in various activities about China-Russia local cooperation. It is important to deepen friendly exchanges between both sides; enhance investment, economic and trade cooperation; promote tourism development cooperation; and expand scientific and cultural exchanges. He stated that to be included into the council is an important opportunity for Hunan to open wider to the outside world and promote high-quality development. He suggested that the two sides strengthen exchanges between local governments and build economic and trade cooperation platform. This will promote cooperation on energy, engineering equipment, infrastructure and other fields, and encourage enterprises to collaborate in technological innovation, energy saving, environmental protection, and bio-technology and agricultural technology development. It is believed that all these efforts will contribute to promoting the Sino- Russian relations in the new era to achieve greater development at a high level.

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Translator: Liu Pingbo

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