ACC Secretary-General Met with Chinese Consul General in Chiang Mai
Source: ASEAN-China Centre
Time: 2017-Aug-31 18:21

On 31 August 2017, H.E. Mme. Yang Xiuping, Secretary-General of ASEAN-China Centre (ACC), met with H.E. Mr. Ren Yisheng, Consul General of the People’s Republic of China in Chiang Mai. Mr. Wang Xiusheng, Deputy Consul General and Mr. Zhang Xuehai, Deputy Director of Information and Public Relations Division of ACC attended the meeting.

Mr. Ren Yisheng extended his welcome to Secretary-General Yang Xiuping for accepting the invitation to attend the International Conference on Belt and Road & Greater Mekong Sub-region Cooperation. He briefed the economic and social development of northern Thailand including Chiang Mai and its relations with relevant cities and provinces in China. He said that northern Thailand shares geographical proximity and cultural affinity with China and the two sides have great potential to cooperate in trade, investment, tourism, culture, education, and so on. The Consulate-General will continue to devote itself to promoting the friendly exchanges and cooperation between the two sides and push forward the comprehensive and in-depth development of China-Thailand relations and benefit the two peoples.

Secretary-General Yang Xiuping highly valued the great efforts and fruitful results made and achieved by the Consulate-General of China in Chiang Mai in promoting practical cooperation between China and Thailand as well as China and other Mekong countries. She briefed recent work of ACC especially activities to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the founding of ASEAN and ASEAN-China Tourism Cooperation Year and said that ACC would continue to work with relevant partners to further the comprehensive and in-depth development of ASEAN-China relations and benefit the peoples in regional countries.

Secretary-General Yang Xiuping also exchanged views with representatives of Chinese enterprises in Thailand who were invited to the International Conference. She learned about the development of these enterprises and encouraged them to seize the opportunity of sound relations between China and Thailand as well as China and ASEAN, raise practical cooperation between the two sides to a higher level and make more achievements in future.

Editor:Zhou Xin
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