Weifang establishes friendly relations with Trinidad, Uruguay
(chinadaily.com.cn)| Updated : 2021-11-16Print Print
The Dialogue on High-level Agricultural Cooperation between Weifang, East China's Shandong province and Trinidad, Uruguay, as well as the signing ceremony of the agreement affirming the two cities' friendly cooperation relations were held on Nov 12 via online channels.
Weifang in East China's Shandong province establishes friendly cooperation ties with Trinidad, Uruguay on Nov 12. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
Following the event, Trinidad became Weifang's first international friendly city in Uruguay. The two sides had in-depth exchanges on the development of high-end agricultural cooperation and agreed to push forward practical cooperation in various fields like agriculture in the future.
Weifang is one of the country's major vegetable production bases and a pioneer in developing modern agriculture.
In June, Fernando Lugris, Uruguay's ambassador to China, led a delegation to Weifang. During this trip, Lugris conducted a detailed investigation on the opening-up and development of agriculture in Weifang. He also became a friendship envoy between Weifang and Trinidad.
Lugris expressed his warm congratulations on the friendship between Weifang and Trinidad. He said that he is looking forward to the realization of pragmatic cooperation between the two sides in more areas and at more levels, adding that he is willing to make his own efforts to contribute to the friendly exchanges between China and Uruguay.
Officials from China and Uruguay attend the event via online channels. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
In his online speech, Wang Gang, China's ambassador to Uruguay, said that the China-Uruguay strategic partnership has been developing steadily over the past year. China remains Uruguay's largest trading partner and export market, while the cultural exchanges between the two countries are colorful and strong.
Enterprises from Weifang and Trinidad also held business promotion activities during the event to facilitate cooperation.