On October 16, Deputy Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee and mayor Yuan Fang met with Mayor Jan Schein and his delegation in Mianyang. The two sides said that they will further give full play to their respective advantages, actively build communication platforms at all levels, work hard to promote mutually beneficial cooperation in culture, tourism and other fields, and work together to raise bilateral relations and cooperation to a higher level.
"Relatives become closer and friends become closer" Yuan Fang said, welcoming Jane Schein's delegation to Mianyang for investigation and promotion. He said that local friendly exchanges between Mianyang and the Netherlands have a long history, especially since the memorandum of friendship and cooperation between Fakenburg and Jiangyou was signed in 2017, the mayor of Fakenburg has led a team to visit Mianyang(?) for many times, which has built a bridge between the two places and greatly promoted the deepening cooperation between the two sides. This time, the mayor led a delegation to Mianyang to carry out cultural tourism investigation and hold a Dutch cultural tourism resources promotion conference, which fully embodies the sincere desire to strengthen cooperation with our city, and will open a new chapter of mutually beneficial and win-win development. It is hoped that the two sides will take this opportunity as an opportunity to seize the great opportunity of the "The Belt and Road" initiative and to strengthen trade contacts and close cultural exchanges on the basis of the "east wind" of Sino-Dutch friendship and exchanges on the basis of the two cities' tourism cooperation, and further deepen cooperation in science and technology, education and other fields, so as to promote more fruitful exchanges between the two sides. We will take Falkenburg as an important international cooperation city with Mianyang, build a stronger and wider bridge for open exchanges, and work together to build a successful model of local cooperation between China and the Netherlands.
Jane shehaen said, after a year again came to Mianyang, experienced the good situation of mianyang economic and social development and Mianyang people's friendly enthusiasm, felt very happy. Farkenburg is very optimistic about mianyang's development prospects, and is willing to further close cultural and tourism exchanges and cooperation with Mianyang, expand economic and trade exchanges, strengthen personnel exchanges, and constantly consolidate and develop friendly relations of cooperation.
Member of the Standing Committee of the Municipal Party Committee and Vice Mayor Ding Guoqi, and Deputy Mayor Luk Bungard of Falkenburg attended the meeting.