Wuxi Party and Government Delegation Visits Suzhou
At the briefing on Suzhou, given to the Party and Government Delegation of Wuxi Municipality yesterday morning, Yang Weize, Secretary of Wuxi Municipal Party Committee, addressed Wang Rong, Member of Standing Committee of CPC Jiangsu Provincial Committee and Secretary of Suzhou Municipal Party Committee, by saying: "On behalf of all the members of the delegation, I'd like to express our gratitude for the warm reception by Suzhou people, and the sincere welcome of Wuxi people for Secretary Wang Rong to come in Wuxi on home visit on frequent basis." These words, imbued with the long-standing fraternity between the people of Suzhou and Wuxi, won thunderous applause of all audience present.
Yang Weize and his entourage visit Neighborhood Center east of Jinji Lake
A large 120-member delegation of Wuxi Government and Party, led by Yang Weize, included the municipal leaders Wang Yonghong, Zhou Jieqing, Han Jun, Liu Xianggen, Ma Jianguo and others. In their one and half days' study and survey itinerary, they will study the construction of development zones, the hi-tech industries, and service industries. The tight schedule of the morning covered International Technology Park, Dushu Lake Advanced Education Zone, Neighborhood Center of East Jinji Lake, International Expo Center, and Logistics Center. The delegation proceeded to Kunshan in the afternoon.
At he briefing on Suzhou, Wang Rong extended the warmest welcome to the delegation on behalf of all the people of Suzhou, and then gave an intensive account of the current development strategy and the planning of “the 11th 5-year plan” of Suzhou. He spoke highly of the traditional fraternity and intimate exchanges and cooperation between the people of Suzhou and Wuxi, and, when introducing how Suzhou is striving towards the goal of a well-off society in an innovative spirit, he called on the people of Suzhou to learn from the experience of Wuxi and other fraternal cities in economic construction. Wang hoped that the current visit by Wuxi Party and Government Delegation will be a further promotion to the friendship and cooperation between the two cities.
The members of the delegation were favorably impressed by their visit, and found what they saw here "very enlightening and inspiring", in the words of Yang Weize. He told Suzhou leaders that by this visit, the delegation intended to feel the latest results of “being the first to build a well-off society and realize basic modernization, and to draw on the experience of Suzhou to improve work in all fields in Wuxi and promote common growth of the two regions.
Among the hosts who accompanied the delegation during the visit and briefing were municipal leaders of Suzhou Du Guoling, Wang Jinhua, Zhou Weiqiang, Wang Shaodong, Sun Zhonghao, and others.
August 26, 2005