Dutch Consul-General Koen Sizoo and His Delegation Pays an Official Visit to Xi’an Municipal FAO (OCAO)


Dutch Consul-General Koen Sizoo and his delegation paid an official visit to Xi’an Municipal FAO (OCAO) on the morning of January 20, 2017. Working talks were carried out between Cai Lanfang , Full-time Vice President of Xi’an Municipal Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, Deputy Director Yao Yong of the Municipal Bureau of Commerce and the delegation of the Netherlands.

 At the beginning of the talks, Vice President Cai Lanfang her welcome to Consul-General Koen Sizoo and his delegation for his official visit and exchanges with Xi’an FAO(OCAO). then briefed the visitors on Xi ' an, and introduced the economic, cultural and educational aspects of the city. She expressed the expectations that the the Netherlands Consulate-General in Chongqing could bridge up Xi’an and the Netherlands in all aspects for exchanges, and invited him to participate in the Europe-Asia Forum to be held in September in Xi ' an. Deputy Director Yao Yong introduced to Koen Sizoo the investment environment  of the city and foreign investment in Xi’an, and specifically introduce the development of such sectors as industries, trade, agriculture, logistics and others, and he hoped to strengthen cooperation in economy, trade, logistics and other areas with the Netherlands.


 Consul-General Koen Sizoo expressed his thanks for the warm reception, introduced the Dutch investment in China and the  advantages of the Netherlands in the area of water resources, agriculture and water treatment. And he said he will actively participate in the Round Table of Shaanxi Entrepreneurs in March  and Shaanxi Shaanxi Silk Road Expo in June.

 Both exchanges and talks were conducted in a friendly atmosphere.

[Source:Xi'an Foreign and Overseas Chinese Affairs Office ]