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Wang Rong Meets Newly Appointed Chinese Ambassador to Singapore

Wang Rong Meets Zhang Xiaokang and her entourage.

Wang Rong, Executive Member of CPC Jiangsu Provincial Committee and Secretary of CPC Suzhou Municipal Committee, met Zhang Xiaokang, the newly appointed Chinese Ambassador to Singapore and her entourage at noontime, March 17, on the latter's visit to Suzhou. Present at the meeting were Yan Li, Deputy Secretary of CPC Suzhou Municipal committee and Mayor of Suzhou, and Wang Jinhua, Deputy Secretary of CPC Suzhou Municipal Committee and Secretary of SIP Party Working Committee.

Zhang Xiaokang at Dushu Lake Higher Education Town, SIP.

Wang Rong first expresses congratulations on Zhang Xiaokang's appointment, and says that in the reform and opening up, Suzhou has been implementing the largest cooperation project between China and Singapore, the development and construction of Suzhou Industrial Park. SIP is growing under the care of the leaders of the two countries and with the support of Chinese Foreign Ministry and other departments. Wang hopes that upon assuming her new post, Ambassador Zhang Xiaokang will show care and support for the development of SIP. Wang Rong expresses that SIP is not merely an industrial park to Suzhou, but also a new emerging city and an important façade for external exchanges as well as a showcase of the achievements in opening up and reform. At present, the total economic volume of SIP comprises 15% that of Suzhou Municipality, while Suzhou ranks the fifth among the large and medium-sized cities in China in terms of economic volume. SIP is now reinforcing efforts in further readjustment of industrial structures and technological advancement, and aiming to build SIP into the most competitive and advanced industrial park.

Zhang Xiaokang and her group visits SIP International Science Park.

Zhang Xiaokang expresses that Suzhou Industrial Park, as well as the whole municipality, has scored eye-catching achievements in recent years, and provided a successful example of the policy of reform and opening up, and that SIP, as a major cooperation project between China and Singapore, is now operating on a fairly high level. She expresses that upon her assuming the post in Singapore, she will actively promote the sustained growth of the project and explore new possibilities of such cooperation.

Zhang Xiaokang and her group visit CSSD.

Also present at the meeting were Ma Minglong, Director of Sipac, and Tan Gongjiao, Director of Municipal Foreign Affairs Office.

March 18, 2007

   
 
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