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Shanghai Delegation Arrives in Ireland

On July 6th, the Shanghai Delegation led by Mr. Ying Yong, Mayor of Shanghai arrived at Cork Airport and started the official visit in Ireland. The delegation was welcomed by H.E. Dr Yue Xiaoyong, Chinese Ambassador to Ireland, Ms. Xue He, Commercial Counsellor of the Embassy and senior officials from Cork City Council at the Airport.

In the afternoon, Mr. Ying Yong and other delegation members met with Cllr. Tony Fitzgerald, Lord Mayor of Cork in City Hall. They highly praised the growth of Shanghai-Cork Sister City Relationship, which has been established in 2005 and signed Memorandum of Understanding on the Future Development of the Sister City Relationship (2017 – 2022). Both agreed to jointly deepen the friendship and to promote the cooperation and exchanges in economy, technology and innovation, Health City development and other fields.

The delegation attended the Welcoming Dinner hosted by Lord Mayor of Cork City Mr. Tony Fitzgerald in the evening.

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