On the afternoon of Sept 22nd, Chen Baiwei, Deputy Director-General of Shandong Provincial Foreign Affairs Office, met with Pierre Arcand, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of Québec.
Ms. Chen extended a welcome to the delegation and gave a brief introduction on economic and social development of Shandong. She pointed out that efforts should be made to leverage the mutual complementarity, deepen pragmatic cooperation and enhance sister province relations for win-win outcome. Minister Pierre Arcand gave a briefing about Québec’s development plan, energy development direction and areas of deeper cooperation between Shandong and Québec. Both sides also discussed issues such as Premier’s visit to Shandong next January, celebration of 10th anniversary of sister relations and the Regional Leaders' Summit held in Québec in 2018.
Division chiefs from Shandong Provincial Development and Reform Commission and Shandong Provincial Department of Culture attended the meeting.