October 25, 2015

Council of State Governments Delegation visit China

At the invitation of Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries and China-US Exchange Foundation, the US Council of State Governments (CSG) delegation, led by Brain Sandoval,Governor of Nevada, visited Beijing, Shaanxi, Jiangsu and Shanghai from Oct 18 to Oct 25.The members of delegation also include Majority leader of Senate of Idaho,  Senator of Alaska, Representative of Minnesota, Senator of Kansas, Representative of Delaware, CEO of CSG. Li Ganjie,Vice Minister of Environmental Protection, Liu Dianxun,General Director of Investment Promotion Agency of Ministry of Commerce, Lou Qinjian, Governor of Shaanxi Province, Li Xueyong, Governor of Jiangsu Province met with the delegation.

During the stay in China, Nevada signed Letter of Intent between Shaanxi Province and Nevada on Developing Sister Province (State) Relationship with Shaanxi Province and MOU on Friendly Cooperation with Jiangsu Province. In addition, the delegation visited the Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research in Shaanxi, Hohai University in Jiangsu, and the Department of Environmental Protection and Water Resources of Jiangsu Provincial Government to further the bilateral cooperation in areas of personnel training, scientific research and technological commercialization.

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