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Consul General of South Africa Visits Chongming
08.18.2014

    On July 30, Thabo Thage, Consul General of South Africa in Shanghai, his wife Elizabeth Thage and three other guests visited Chongming.

    The delegation visited the Dongtan National Nature Reserve, the Changxing Base of Zhenghua Port Machinery Co., Ltd. and Changxing Marine Equipment Industrial Park. They were briefed on the concept and best practices of wetland preservation and given an overview of the development of marine equipment industry of Changxing Island.

    Thage pointed out that South Africa’s port Richards Bay has many things in common with Changxing Island in the area of port development. He then said he stands ready to build platforms for exchange and cooperation between Chongming and Richards Bay.