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Jiang Chaoliang, Wang Xiaodong meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Source: hubei.gov.cn 09/09/2019 14:09:35
On September 7, secretary of CPC Hubei Provincial Committee Jiang Chaoliang and Hubei’s governor Wang Xiaodong met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Wuhan, capital city of Hubei.
Jiang welcomed Merkel and her fellows on behalf of the provincial party committee and provincial government. He introduced that Hubei is located in central China, and has been playing as a key point for the country’s Yangtze River Economic Belt strategy and construction of Belt and Road, a fulcrum for the rise of China’s central region, and national bases for memory chip, commercial aerospace, new energy and intelligent connected vehicle.
Saying that Hubei has a long history of exchanges with Germany and Germany is the province's largest trading partner in the EU, Jiang added Hubei wil implement the consensus reached between China and Germany, further expand opening up, improve the investment environment, protect ntellectual property rights, and encourage Hubei enterprises to invest in Germany, so as to deepen mutually beneficial cooperation.
He also cordially invited German enterprises to invest and participate in the construction of Yangtze River Economic Belt in Hubei.
Merkel praised that Hubei is a province with distinctive features, beautiful scenery, advantageous location, abundant resources in science and education, and solid industrial foundation. She believed the space and potential of bilateral exchange and cooperation are broad.
She also hoped that two sides will continue to deepen the pragmatic cooperation in the fields of economy, science and technology, culture and education, expand bilateral investment, so as to promote more German enterprises to settle in Hubei and jointly create a new era for mutual exchange and cooperation, under the framework of the all-round strategic partnership initiated by leaders of the two countries.(hubei.gov.cn by Ruan Xinqi)