Vice Mayor Zhao Min Meets Serge Babary, Mayor of Tours of France
On the morning of October 26, Vice Mayor Zhao Min Met Serge Babary, Mayor of Tours of France and his delegation at Sheraton Xi’an North City Hotel.
At the beginning of the meeting, Vice Mayor Zhao Min extended his welcome to Mayor Serge Babary of Tours City on behalf of the municipal government, and briefed the guests on the basic situation of Xian. He said that, as the starting point city of the Silk Road Economic Belt, Xi’an holds an important strategic position, and is with both historical charms and modern beauty. Xi'an is one of the four famous historical capitals of the world, and is with a long history and rich cultural resources. Modern Xi’an upholds an advantageous geographical location. After years of development, Xi’an has great strength in higher education, science and technology, which is very much similar to the City of Tours, therefore, the two cities have great potential for cooperation.
Mayor Serge Babary expressed his appreciation for the hospitality of our city and hope that during the visit they could hold talks with the educational and tourism sectors of our city for future cooperation in the fields of tourism promotion, food culture and vocational education. Through the unremitting efforts of both sides, he hoped the two cities could establish friendly and cooperative relations for the benefit of people of the two cities.
Xi Yingji, Deputy Secretary-General of the municipal government, and Qiang Sheng, Deputy Director-General of the municipal FAO and OCAO attended the meeting.
[Source:Xi'an Foreign and Overseas Chinese Affairs Office ]