|Consul General Zheng Xiyuan Met with Lord Mayor of Manchester Abid Chohan|
On March 13th 2020, Consul General Zheng Xiyuan met with Lord Mayor of Manchester, Councillor Abid Latif Chohan. at the consulate general in Manchester. The meeting was also attended by Vice Consul General Fan Yingjie, Consul Li Fanghui and Consul Lyu Xiaomei.
Lord Mayor Chohan informed Consul General Zheng of local epidemic situation as well as the prevention and control measures taken. Besides, he reaffirmed his support for Chinese community and Chinese students, proposed a platform to promote solidarity between local Chinese community and other ethnic groups like the Pakistani community, and encouraged local Chinese to take a more active part in local politics.
Consul General Zheng also briefed Mayor Chohan on Chinese policies regarding ethnic minorities and explained China’s firm stance against cults and terrorism.