Huaqiao University, a Chinese national university in Xiamen and Quanzhou in Fujian province, and the University of Nairobi, a collegiate research university and one of the largest universities in Kenya, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate on various areas.
A delegation from Mokpo, a port city in South Jeolla Province, South Korea, headed by the director of the local employment policy department, visited Xiamen from June 12 to 15 to promote its economic cooperation with the Chinese city.
Further cooperation on culture and tourism was discussed between the vice-mayor of Xiamen and the United Arab Emirates ambassador to China during a meeting June 1.
Rustam Minnikhanov, president of Russia's federal subject the Republic of Tatarstan, led a delegation to visit Xiamen from May 17 to 18 at the invitation of the governor of Fujian province.
More exchanges are expected with Ghana in trade, education, tourism and culture in the near future, Han Jingyi, deputy mayor of Xiamen, said on May 11.
A delegation of six young officials from Brunei visited Xiamen from May 9 to 12 to explore the city's economic and social development.
John McCallum, Canadian ambassador to China, together with Rachael Bedlington, Consul General of Canada in Guangzhou, started his first visit to Xiamen on May 7, seeking further cooperation with the coastal city.