In the afternoon of October 27, Vice Governor Ren Airong met with Dr. Kishore Surisetti, Principal Secretary of Department of Industry, Commerce and Enterprises of the Government of West Bengal of India in Jinan.
Ms. Ren expressed welcome to the guests and introduced to them Shandong’s economic and social development. She said that Shandong highly values friendly cooperation with India. She hoped that the two sides could establish exchange and cooperation mechanism between government departments and industrial associations, and enhance cooperation in agriculture, industry and information technology.
Dr. Kishore Surisetti said that there are a lot in common between Shandong and West Bengal. He hoped that the two sides could establish long-term friendly cooperation. He also invited Shandong to send a delegation for Bengal Global Summit in January 2018.
Mr. Wei Huaxiang, Deputy Secretary-General of the provincial government, Ms. Li Rong, Counsel of Shandong Foreign Affairs Office, and officials from CCPIT Shandong Sub-council, Shandong Provincial Department of Agriculture and Shandong Provincial Department of Commerce also attended the meeting.
The delegation also joined the Shandong-India Business Cooperation Seminar organized by CCPIT Shandong Sub-council, Government of West Bengal and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry during their stay in Shandong.