Shandong helps Bavaria in fight against COVID-19
(chinadaily.com.cn)| Updated : 2020-05-11Print Print
A handover ceremony for donations from East China's Shandong province in support of Bavaria's COVID-19 prevention and control efforts was held on May 8 in Munich, the capital of Bavaria, Germany.
Zhang Yue (left), Chinese Consul General in Munich and Florian Herrmann, head of the Bavarian State Chancellery and Minister of State for Federal and European Affairs and Media attend the handover ceremony. [Photo/munich.china-consulate.org]
Florian Herrmann, head of the Bavarian State Chancellery and Minister of State for Federal and European Affairs and Media, thanked China for its contribution and said that it is only by strengthening cooperation can the international community overcome the pandemic.
He said that Bavaria will continue to promote cooperation with China even after the epidemic.
Zhang Yue, Chinese Consul General in Munich, said that China is gradually resuming normal economic and social activities while continuing to fight the epidemic. He also believes that the friendly cooperation between Shandong and Bavaria will continue to deepen.
Shandong and Bavaria established sister-province relations in 1987. The two sides signed a consensus to strengthen a strategic relationship in 2017, which marked the 30th anniversary of the partnership. The two sides have maintained a close friendship and made significant achievements in economic cooperation.