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Ding Xiufeng Met with Governor Ditma Vojdek and His Party of Brandenburg in Germany 2018-09-18
On the morning of September 13, mayor Ding Xiufeng met with the German state of Brandenburg Governor Ditma Vojdek and his party.
 
Zhang Wenming, general secretary of Tangshan Municipal Government, met with the governor along with the mayor.
 
On behalf of Tangshan Municipal Party Committee and Tangshan Municipal Government, Ding Xiufeng firstly welcomed Vojdek and his party. He said that Tangshan was not only a major economic city in Hebei Province, but also a coastal industrial city with a history of 100 years. It has successively produced the “seventh firsts” of modern Chinese industry and established close cooperative relations with German enterprises. At present, Tangshan is following the grand blueprint of “three efforts to build” and “three forefronts to walk”, which is described by General Secretary Xi Jinping, and gives full play to the comparative advantages of Beijing and Tianjin, coastal ports and strong industrial base, and strives to build the modern industrial system of”4+5+4” to accelerate the realization of innovation, green development and high quality development. Tangshan and Brandenburg have similar geographic location conditions, complementary industrial advantages and broad prospects for cooperation. He wished that this visit would be a new starting point, strengthen friendly exchanges, closely communicate and actively promote industrial development, technological innovation, and cultural education, and carry out multi-disciplinary and multi-form pragmatic cooperation to achieve mutual benefit and common development.
 
Vojdek said that Tangshan, as the cradle of modern Chinese industry, had made important contributions to Chinese industrial development. The cooperation between the two places has both good development opportunities and common challenges. It would carry out in-depth cooperation in economic development, technological innovation, environmental protection and education, and promote the friendship between the two sides to a new level and work together to achieve win-win development.
 
Responsible comrades from Hebei Provincial Foreign Affairs Office and relevant departments of the municipal government of Tangshan City attended the meeting.