Mr. Sun Yebao, Deputy Director-General of Foreign Affairs Office of People's Government of Shandong Province, lead a working group to visit Canada and the United States with from February 21 to March 1, 2018.
In Quebec, Canada, the working group attended the preliminary meeting of the 9th Regional Leaders' Summit, discussing with participants from Bavaria of Germany, Quebec of Canada, the State of Upper Austria of Austria and Western Cape of South Africa on issues such as the theme of the summit, agenda, protocol arrangements and proposed Shandong's proposal on boosting the effect of the Summit.
In Georgia, the United States, Mr. Sun Yebao met with Mr. Pat Wilson, Commissioner of Georgia Department of Economic Development, and introduced Shandong's major project of transforming economic growth drivers and ten key industries. Mr. Pat Wilson said that they would enhance the bilateral cooperation in key industries.
In California, the working group met with Mr. Awinash Bawle, Deputy Director of International Affairs and Business Development. The two sides discussed on areas such as modern agriculture, low-carbon environment protection, high-tech industry, culture and tourism for further cooperation.
The working group also met with Mr. Peng Jingtao, General Consul of China at Montreal, and Mr. Luo Linquan, General Consul of China at San Francisco.