Guizhou is willing to carry out friendly cooperation with the local government of Georgia to serve to build a friendly relationship between China and Georgia. Zhang Hanlin, party secretary and director of the Guizhou Provincial Foreign Affairs Office, said.
China's Guizhou Province and Georgia's Imereti Prefecture held a video work exchange event on March 23, 2023, to discuss matters related to friendly cooperation and the establishment of sister province-state relations.
China and Georgia are traditional friendly cooperative partners. At present, Guizhou Province and Georgia have carried out practical cooperation in the fields of transportation infrastructure construction, economy and trade. This cloud connection is the first meeting between Guizhou Province and Georgia’s Imereti Prefecture. It aims to expand Guizhou Province’s international sister cities, promote friendly cooperation between Guizhou and countries along the Belt and Road Initiative, and serve Guizhou Province’s deep integration into the Belt and Road Initiative. .
Zhang Hanlin said that Guizhou has unique advantages in transportation infrastructure, energy resources, tourism resources, ecology and other fields, and its level of opening up to the outside world has been continuously improved. It is hoped that Guizhou and Georgia will further promote cooperation in the fields of economy and trade, agriculture, education, transportation infrastructure, medical and health care, and ecological protection on the basis of good cooperation, so as to promote common development and achieve mutual benefit and win-win results.
Zhang Hanlin said that Imereti is one of the main wine producing areas in Georgia, and he hopes to strengthen cooperation between the two places in the fields of winemaking technology and trade. He sincerely invites Imereti to participate in the 2023 China International Wine and Spirits Expo to showcase high-quality wines .
The governor of Imereti region, Zviad Sharanberidze, is very interested in Guizhou and hopes to cooperate with the Chinese side. He is willing to introduce the wine-related industries to China during the Guizhou Wine Expo. He said that Imereti is rich in coal resources, has direct international flights to Europe, international universities, nature reserves, etc., and hopes to further expand cooperation with Guizhou in related fields.
At the meeting, Lasha Sharanberidze, Director of the Rural Development Department of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia, introduced Georgia's agricultural development and cooperation opportunities.
Relevant persons in charge of the Guizhou Provincial Committee of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade and the Guizhou Provincial Department of Education introduced the foreign cooperation respectively.Editor / He Yurong