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Han Zheng Meets Argentine President

    On May 18, Han Zheng, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and secretary of the CPC Shanghai Municipal Committee, met with H.E. Mauricio Macri, president of Argentina, who was in China on a state visit and also attending the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing.

    Han Zheng said the meeting between President Xi Jinping and President Mauricio Macri has vigorously pushed forward the development of China-Argentina comprehensive strategic partnership and will enable the productive cooperation between the two countries to better benefit the two peoples. Shanghai, as Chinas economic center, has maintained extensive and close cooperation and exchange with different regions of Argentina in economy, trade, education, culture and sports. We will further encourage Shanghai enterprises to go and invest in Argentina, strengthen cooperation with Argentine businesses and achieve mutual benefit, and we also wish our cooperation with various parts of Argentina in the scientific & technological field new and greater achievement. Shanghai is willing to contribute more to the friendly exchange and cooperation between China and Argentina.

    President Mauricio Macri said Argentina is committed to promoting the steady development of the Argentina-China comprehensive strategic partnership and to forging closer cooperation and exchange between the two countries. Such is the common aspiration of the Argentine people. We are willing to work with the Chinese side to enhance the mutual understanding between the two peoples and continue to deepen cooperation in economy, trade, agriculture, science & technology, tourism, culture and sports. Shanghais rapid development is inspiring and Argentines living and working in Shanghai have fully experienced the amity of this city. He welcomed more Shanghai enterprises to his country to make investment and achieve greater growth.