Mayor Shangguan Jiqing Meets with Malaysian Consul-General in Xi'an Tan Lilung and his Delegation


On the morning of January 12, 2017, Mayor Shangguan Jiqing met with Malaysian Consul-General in Xi’an Tan Lilung and his delegation at the Municipal Government.

Mayor Shangguan first of all extended his congratulations to Tan Lilung for serving as Malaysia's first Consul-General in Xi ' an. He said that with its long history and abundant culture Xi’an is at the national level aiming to construct an international metropolis, and the city enjoys outstanding comprehensive advantages of geographical location, scientific and technological resources, industrial foundations as well as  the platform of the inland port. At present,together with Malaysian Ministry of Agriculture and Agro - Industries and Malaysia Embassy in China, Xi’an has successfully held four Malaysian food festivals and achieved good results. The establishment of Malaysian Consulate General in Xi’an has laid a solid foundation for the practical cooperation between the two sides. The city attaches great importance to the friendly exchanges and cooperation with Malaysia, and will fully support the work of the Consulate General.


Consul-General Tan Lilung  expressed his appreciation to the the warm reception. He briefly introduced the operation of the Consulate General in Xi'an since its official opening in last October, and expressed his thanks for the support and assistance provided by Xi’an for the establishment. He said  that, as one of the countries along the "Belt & Road", Malaysia hopes to take the opportunity to work closely with Xi'an to further enhance exchanges and cooperation between Malaysia and Xi'an in trade, investment, education, tourism, agriculture and mutual visits.

Also present at the meeting were Wang De’an, Secretary-General of the Municipal Government, Yang Liuqi, Secretary of CPC Working Committee of ChanBa Ecological District, and Wang Xiaozhen, Deputy Director of the Municipal FAO (OCAO).

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