Consul General TONG Xiaoling Holds Talks with Deputy Minister of Intergovernmental Relations Secretariat

On December 15, Consul General TONG Xiaoling held talks with Mr. Okenge Yuma Morisho, Deputy Minister of Intergovernmental Relations Secretariat of the government of British Columbia (BC). Also present were Deputy Consul General TIAN Ni from the Chinese Consulate General in Vancouver and assistant Deputy Minister James Hammond of the Ministry of Jobs, Trade and Technology of the BC government.

Consul General Tong said that the province of BC is Canada's gateway to Asia Pacific. It has a long history of friendly relationship with China. Chinese government led by the Chinese Communist Party and the current NDP government both adopt a people-centered policy agenda. Further development of exchanges and cooperation in all areas including energy, trade and investment, clean technology, culture, tourism, and education meets the interests of both sides. The Chinese Consulate General in Vancouver will work with the BC government to make continuous efforts in striking new bright points in this regard.

Deputy Minister Yuma Morisho expressed his welcome to Mme. Tong to Vancouver as the new Chinese Consul General.

The two sides also exchanged views on arrangements concerning Premier Horgan's upcoming visit to China in next January.

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