“April 10th, Mr. Guo Shuqing, Governor of Shandong Provincial Government, met Mr. Jay Weatherill, Premier of South Australia and the delegation.
Mr. Guo Shuqing expressed his cordial welcome to the delegation and his congratulations on the successful re-election of Mr. Jay Weatherill. He said that South Australia has its advantages in agriculture and farming, high-technology and culture industry and new energy. Since the establishment of the relationship of friendly province and state, the two sides have gained great achievement in their cooperation in the areas of finance and trade, technology, education and culture. Shandong Province will keep learning from the excellent experience of South Australia in these areas. Mr. Guo Shuqing also expressed his hope that both sides could strengthen their cooperation in ocean economy, environment protection, urban construction, pension, medical treatment, education and tourism and increase cultural exchanges and achieve mutual development.
Mr. Jay Weatherill said that the visit is of great pleasure. Shandong Province is an important cooperative companion of South Australia and both sides have great potential in their cooperation. Mr. Jay Weatherill expressed his determination to strive more for the two sides’ cooperation. Secretary-General of the provincial government also participated in the meeting.”
The Foreign Affairs Office of the People’s Government of Shandong Province: http://en.sdfao.gov.cn/art/2014/4/11/art_832_31773.html