In the morning of March 5, Vice Governor Ren Airong met with Mr. Juan Hernández Albarracín, Vice President of Murcia Autonomous Region of Spain, in Jinan. Ren Airong introduced to him Shandong’s economic and social development. She said that Shandong is implementing the guiding principles of the 19th CPC National Congress, actively practicing new development philosophy, and carrying out the Major Program of Growth Drivers Shift. She hoped that the two sides can establish regular intergovernmental exchange mechanism, enhance cooperation in agriculture and product processing, expand business cooperation, and facilitate exchanges in such areas as tourism, education and culture.
Vice President Hernández talked about the basic information of Murcia and its strong industries, expressed hopes to establish friendly exchange mechanism with the focus on industry, agriculture, tourism and port, and deepen people-to-people and cultural communications.
After the meeting, the two regional leaders witnessed the signing of MOU on enhancing friendly exchanges between Shandong Foreign Affairs Office and the Development Department of Murcia.
Wei Huaxiang, Deputy Secretary-General of the provincial government, and officials of Shandong Provincial Department of Education, Shandong Provincial Department of Transport, Shandong Provincial Department of Commerce, Shandong Foreign Affairs Office and Shandong Tourism Development Commission also attended the event.