Municipal Leader Meets Russian Guest
Zhu Yongxin, Vice-mayor of Suzhou Municipality, met the delegation led by Mr. Gref, Minister of Economy and Trade of Russian, at Shilla Suzhou Hotel on Nov. 10.
Vice-mayor Zhu Yongxin expressed welcome to the guests, and said that since the reform and opening up, great progress had been made in the healthy and speedy growth of economic construction and all social undertakings in Suzhou, and Suzhou has been ranking among the top ten cities in China in terms of major economic targets. He hoped that Suzhou is ready to enhance international cooperation through constant exchanges.
Minister Gref expressed his sincere congratulations on the achievements of Suzhou in recent years, and hoped that the two sides would strengthen their cooperation in economy and trade, and share each other's experience to make common progress.
Nov. 11, 2006