On November 23, invited by the Foreign Affairs Office of People's Government of Guangdong Province, the consular corps consisting of 27 representatives from 26 consulates in Guangzhou started a tour to the pearl river west bank cities by paying a visit to leading high-tech enterprises in Foshan, the first destination.
Guests visited Grand Blue Electric Solid Waste Treatment (Foshan) Co., Ltd
The visit covered some of the flagship tech-based enterprises in Foshan, including Grand Blue Electric Solid Waste Treatment (Foshan) Co., Ltd, Foshan (Nanhai) Hydrogen Energy Exhibition Center and China Railway CTC Heavy Equipment Co., Ltd. All the guests experienced first hand some of the local cutting-edge technologies in waste disposal, hydrogen energy and high-end equipment manufacturing.
Creation model at Grand Blue Electric Solid Waste Treatment (Foshan) Co., Ltd
At the meeting session with Foshan government leaders, Mayor Bai Tao extended his warmest welcome to all the guests and thanked them for continued support for the development of Foshan. He expected to deepen international exchanges and cooperation on the basis of mutual benefit and achieve win-win results in the construction of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.
Guests experiencing simulated hydrogen powered car
The delegation also watched a promotional video of Foshan. Later, Deputy Mayor Chen Weiming introduced the latest socioeconomic development on behalf of Foshan government. According to Chen, Foshan is now working to build a modern industrial layout while fighting against pollution, with a mission to shape new development pattern in an all-round way and become a leading force to achieve high-quality development among all prefecture-level cities in Guangdong Province. He hoped that consulates of various countries can contribute their wisdom and help build connections for Foshan. At the same time, Foshan also looks for friendship with more foreign cities, so as to expand cooperation prospects, and promote exchanges and cooperation in multiple sectors.
Guests visited China Railway CTC Heavy Equipment Co., Ltd
Mehmet Kurtulu? Aykan, acting head of the delegation and Consul General of Turkey in Guangzhou, was thrilled to come to Foshan again. After the visit, he had more understanding of the city and appreciated its progress in environmental protection. He believed that Foshan will enjoy a bright future and sought to deepen exchanges and cooperation for win-win development between China and Turkey.
Diyar Khan, Consul General of Pakistan in Guangzhou, felt deeply impressed by the visit." China and Pakistan always have close friendship and strong partnership in the construction of Belt and Road Initiative. I hope we will have more in-depth cooperation by applying technological outcomes here in Foshan." he said.
It is reported that the delegation will continue their trip to other two cities in Guangdong Province - Zhongshan and Zhuhai, which are located at the west bank of the Pearl River, for more cooperation opportunities till November 26th.
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Photo | Foreign Affairs Office of Foshan CPC Municipal Committee