|Consul General Zheng Xiyuan Meets with Council Leader of Derbyshire County Council|
On October 19, 2018, Consul General Zheng Xiyuan was invited to Derbyshire to meet with Mr. Garry Lewis, Council Leader of Derbyshire County Council, and attended a tourism promotion meeting organized by Anhui Province, Derbyshire's Friendship Province. Consul General Zheng was accompanied by Consul Lyu Xiaomei during his visit.
Consul General Zheng expressed his appreciation of the establishment of mutual trust and pragmatic cooperation on the basis of close contact since the twinning of Derbyshire and Anhui Province. He hoped that the two parties take tourism cooperation as the starting point, complement each other's strengths, look for the best match points, formulate and gradually implement medium and long-term cooperation plans by identifying priority cooperation areas. He also hopes that both parties aim at promoting cooperation in production capacity and amity of the people to inject more substance into the "golden age" of China-UK relations.
Consul General Zheng delivered a speech at the Anhui-Derbyshire Tourism Promotion meeting. He exchanged views with Council Leader Lewis on Derbyshire's cooperation with China in areas such as tourism, electric vehicles, urban development planning, urban renewal and restoration of agricultural soil.