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Ding Xiufeng Met with Guests from Mbale City of Uganda 2018-09-27

On the morning of September 20, Mayor Ding Xiufeng met with Mafabi Mutabili Zanza, the mayor of Mbale City of Uganda, and his party.

Vice Mayor Cao Quanmin and Zhang Wei, Zhang Wenming, Secretary General of Tangshan Municipal Government attended the meeting.
Ding Xiufeng first welcomed the arrival of the guests. He said that Tangshan is a heroic city that has been cordially cared and praised by General Secretary Xi Jinping, and is also a coastal city with a history of 100 years. In recent years, the city has adhered to the important instructions of the General Secretary, insisted on expanding the opening up, and continued to strengthen exchanges and cooperation with African countries. In particular, the development and construction of Mbale Industrial Park has achieved positive results and has been fully affirmed by both China and Uganda. Mr. Ding sincerely hoped that Tangshan City and Mbale City would further consolidate and expand the cooperation results, actively carry out pragmatic exchanges in various fields, and strive to raise the cooperation between the two sides to a deeper and higher level, and achieve mutual benefit and win-win development.
Malfabi Mutabili Zanza said that China’s achievements in reform and opening up, and economic and social development are encouraging and inspiring, and set us a good example. It was hoped that the two cities would work together and make progress together to establish long-term stable cooperative relations in the fields of industry, economy, trade, education and culture, and share development achievements for a better future.
After the meeting, Ding Xiufeng and Mafabi Mutabili Zanza signed A letter of intent for the establishment of a sister city relationship between cities of Tangshan City of People’s Republic of China and Mbale City of Republic of Uganda.
Responsible comrades in relevant development zones and municipal organizations participated in relevant activities.