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Ambassador Gao Yanping attends China (Shenzhen) –Israel (Tel Aviv) Economic, Trade and Technological Exchanges Roundtable Conference
2012/09/10

On September 9, Ambassador Gao Yanping was invited to attend and deliver a speech at China (Shenzhen)-Israel (Tel Aviv) Economic, Trade and Technological Exchanges Roundtable Conference, which was held in Tel Aviv. H.E. Mr. Xu Qin, Mayor of Shenzhen, Mr. Han Jun, Science and Technology Counselor of the Embassy of China, Mr. HU Ming, Commercial Counselor of the Embassy of China, and Mr. Ron Huldai, Mayor of Tel Aviv, Ms. Irit Ben-Aba, Deputy Director General of the Israeli Foreign Ministry, Mr. Yaacov Avrahamy, Israeli Consul General in Guangzhou as well as representatives of government, industry and commerce fields from two countries, around 150 people in total attended the conference and witnessed the cooperative projects signing ceremony between China and Israel.

Ambassador Gao Yanping (second from left) and Mr. Xu Qin (left)

Ambassador Gao Yanping stressed that ever since the establishment of diplomatic ties 20 years ago, the exchanges and cooperation between the two countries have complemented each other with mutual benefit and win-win situation. Pragmatic cooperation in the fields of politics, economy and trade, science and technology, culture and education continue to expand and deepen, and bring more tangible benefits to the two peoples. Shenzhen, as a window of China's Reform - Opening up and leading city, is actively working with Israel to carry out higher-level exchanges and cooperation. She believes that with enthusiastic participation and efforts from both sides, Shenzhen and Israel will achieve more fruitful cooperation results. Embassy of China in Israel will continue to fully support and assist in Shenzhen and Israel in various fields of friendly exchanges and pragmatic cooperation, to promote the development of bilateral relations and benefit the two peoples.

Mr. Xu Qin made a comprehensive introduction of the Shenzhen City to the audience, including economic development, scientific and technological innovation and exchanges He noted that the two people should learn from each other, promote each other. Shenzhen, with its unique passion and the spirit of innovation, is willing to take this roundtable as an opportunity to deepen the pragmatic cooperation with Israel in the field of economy and trade, science and technology, and to make the friendly and cooperative relations a better future.

Cooperation agreement signing ceremony

Ambassador Gao Yanping, Mr. Xu Qin witnessed cooperation agreements signing ceremony between 5 Shenzhen enterprises such as the Shenzhen Donica Electronic Technology Company, Shenzhen Ben Kaian Security Technology Co., Ltd., Shenzhen LiHe Company etc. and Israeli companies.

Ambassador Gao Yanping (fourth from right), Mr. Xu (fifth from right) and Mr. Huldai (sixth from right)

Before the Roundtable Conference started, Ambassador Gao, and Mr. Xu met with Mr.Ron Huldai, mayor of Tel Aviv. The two sides exchanged views on issues of common concern. Mr. Huldai spoke highly of China's achievements in the development and international influence, said Tel Aviv values exchanges and cooperation with Shenzhen, Shenzhen and Tel Aviv are two young cities, and full of dreams and innovations, the two cities should jointly strengthen the friendly cooperation to further deepen mutual understanding and friendship between the peoples.

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