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Governor Xu Leads a Delegation to Visit Ethiopia

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Hunan Governor Xu Dazhe leads a delegation to visit Ethiopia between June 23 and 26, 2018. The picture shows Governor Xu inspects the Ethiopia-Hunan Industrial Park.
On June 26, Governor Xu Dazhe and his delegation have a discussion with Oromia Region Vice Governor. Both sides also ink an agreement.
On June 26, Hunan Governor Xu and his entourage meet with representatives of the Amhara Region and the Ministry of Trade, Ethiopia and sign contract with the counterparts. (Photos above taken by Liu Zhuo, Hunan Daily)
Hunan Governor Xu Dazhe led a delegation to visit Ethiopia between June 23 and 26, 2018 (local time). They met with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, and attended a series of Hunan-Ethiopia communication and cooperation activities.
On the afternoon of June 25, Governor Xu met with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia. He introduced the economic and social development of Hunan Province. He said that the visit was to fully implement the “Belt and Road” initiative and the already-inked Hunan-Ethiopia cooperation agreements, to consolidate and enhance mutual friendship. Hunan is willing to share its development experience with Ethiopia, expand economic and trade cooperation between Hunan and Ethiopia, encourage Hunan enterprises to invest in Ethiopia, and introduce excessive yet high-quality production capacity to Africa, he added.
Ethiopian PM expected Hunan to help improve his  country’s development quality in such fields as agriculture and industry. He remarked that close personnel exchanges between both sides through various cultural exchanges and other activities would achieve win-win results.
On June 23 and 24, the Hunan delegation also paid a visit to the Chinese ambassador to Ethiopia, and inspected the “Ethiopian-Hunan Industrial Park” project, the second phase of the Adama Wind Power project undertaken by Sany Group, and the CGCOC HANSON Glass Factory. Xu encouraged the workers to contribute their efforts to promoting the cooperation between Hunan and Ethiopia.
Hunan Provincial People’s Government Secretary General Wang Qun, and heads of relevant departments of the Hunan Provincial People’s Government and the Changsha Municipal People’s Government also attended.
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Translator: Yu Jiangjiang 
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