South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill has gven his support of the TACDC led Sister City Delegation in August 7th-14th in an open letter to Qingdao Mayor Zhang Xinqi.

“Led by the Hon Chris Schacht, who has extensive links in business and political sectors in both Australia and China. The visit will involve South Australians including business people, musicians, athletes and artists who have highly developed skills with internationally acclaimed events. The mission will include a special gala dinner event to celebrate the new Sister City status. I am pleased to hear of this initiative and I offer my full support to the delegation” – excerpt.