The delegation from Jeollanam-do in South Korea visits the Piano Museum on Gulangyu, an island off Xiamen's coast. [Photo/fo.xm.gov.cn]
Lee Yong Jae, parliamentary speaker of Jeollanam-do in South Korea, led a delegation to Xiamen, Fujian province on Dec 21.
His visit to Xiamen was part of his Chinese trip seeking further exchanges with Fujian.
The South Korean delegation sought cooperation opportunities with Xiamen in tourism, culture and education.
They visited the city's popular scenic spots, including renowned Gulangyu island, Xiamen University and bustling Zhongshan Road.
The Xiamen trip made clear that both sides have wider space for cooperation in the above fields and the delegation members were deeply impressed by the city's beautiful landscape and sound cultural environment.
The South Korean province of Jeollanam-do established a friendly-exchange relationship with Fujian in 2007 and in the same year its Mokpo city became a sister city of Xiamen.
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.