A delegation of six young officials from Brunei starts their visit in Xiamen on May 9. [Photo/xmfo.gov.cn]
A delegation of six young officials from Brunei visited Xiamen from May 9 to 12 to explore the city's economic and social development.
A brief introduction to Xiamen's basic situation and friendly exchanges with Brunei was given by Kong Suting, deputy director of the Xiamen Friendship Association, during her meeting with the Brunei delegation on May 9.
She hoped that members of the delegation will help more Bruneians know about Xiamen.
These Bruneian officials confirmed that more efforts will be made to enhance the exchanges between Brunei and the Chinese coastal city.
They were impressed by the Chinese city's achievements in economic and social development and also its environmental protection.
During their stay in Xiamen, the delegation also visited the Xiamen Free Trade Zone and Cross-border E-commerce Industrial Park.
In order to strengthen the people-to-people exchanges and mutual understanding between Brunei and China, Chinese Embassy in Brunei organized officials from Brunei's key departments to visit China in May this year.
An exhibition to commemorate the 40th anniversary of China's reform and opening-up was held in Kaunas, Xiamen's sister city in Lithuania, on June 26 as a Xiamen delegation visited the European country.
A delegation of 12 journalists from Burma visited Xiamen, Fujian province, from June 26 to 28 at the invitation of the Chinese consulate-general in Mandalay, Burma's second largest city.