Xu Yousheng (right), deputy head of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council, meets with Prajin Juntong (left), deputy prime minister of Thailand, on Nov 8 in Xiamen, Fujian province. [Photo/xmfo.gov.cn]
After attending the opening ceremony of the seminar, Juntong met with Zhuang Jiahan, mayor of Xiamen, and was briefed on the social and economic development of Xiamen and the close exchanges between Xiamen and Thailand.
Zhuang said that Xiamen is brimming with development opportunities since it was designated as one of the earliest special economic zones in China. After years of development, Xiamen has become well known for its innovation and entrepreneurship and a beautiful garden city with perfect harmony between man and nature.
Prajin Juntong (left), deputy prime minister of Thailand, meets with Zhuang Jiahan, mayor of Xiamen, and is briefed on the social and economic development of Xiamen on Nov 8. [Photo/xmfo.gov.cn]
The mayor expressed his wishes for more cooperation between Xiamen and Thailand in sectors such as trade, tourism, technology, and education.
A delegation from Sasebo, Japan visited Xiamen, Fujian province from Jan 15 to 18 to explore the operation of cultural institutions in the city.
A delegation from Malaysia headed by Yeoh Soon Hin, executive councillor of Penang State, visited Xiamen, Fujian province from Jan 5 to 8.