The official delegation of sister-city Nanchang


The official delegation of sister-city Nanchang

28 February 2018
The official delegation of sister-city Nanchang, the capital of Jiangxi Province of the People’s Republic of China visited Ufa within the framework of the Russian Industrial Forum 2018. Nanchang is a large industrial and economic center with population over 6 million people.
Deputy Mayor of Nanchang Municipal People’s Government, Mr. Ma Jun, headed the delegation. The delegation included the following members: Deputy Director of Nanchang Municipal Bureau of Science and Technology, Mr. Chen Dan, Consultant of Nanchang Foreign Affairs and Overseas Chinese Affairs Office,
Mr. Liu Chongsheng, Chief Economist of Nanchang Municipal Commission of Industry and Information Technology, Mr. Zhang Qing, Section Chief of Nanchang Municipal Commission of Industry and Information Technology Mr. Zou Tao.
On 27 February 2018, the delegation participated in the Russian Industrial Forum Opening Ceremony 2018, as well as in the round table dedicated to interaction and cooperation of industrial enterprises with small and big businesses.
On 28 February, guests visited Ufa City Municipal District Administration where they met with the Head of Administration, Mr. Irek Yalalov. Deputy Head
Mr. Ilgiz Nasyrtdinov, Head of Investments Division, Mr. Mars Aminov, Head of Industrial Division, Mrs. Elena Suvorova and Head of Economic Division, Mrs. Olga Krasnova also participated in the meeting.  
During the conversation, Mr. Irek Yalalov told about economical, industrial and cultural potential of Ufa. In particular, the Head of Administration noted that Ufa aimed at creating an ecofriendly and comfortable living environment for citizens and visitors using the "Smart City" technologies. He also told about major international events that Ufa hosted and the events that being prepared.  
At the meeting, Mr. Irek Yalalov also noted that besides the contacts in the field of industry and economy, it is necessary to establish cooperation in the field of culture, sport, and education. He stressed that the Chinese language popularity is growing among Ufa youth.
- “In recent years, in several schools in Ufa, our students have studied Chinese and some children went to practice in China. Teachers in those schools are young people from the People's Republic of China," he said.
Mr. Ma Zhong thanked the Head of Ufa City Municipal District Administration Mr. Irek Yalalov for the invitation and warm welcome and noted that during the Russian Forum the members of the delegation learned a lot about the industrial potential of Ufa and the Republic of Bashkortostan, which may be used within the framework of bilateral cooperation.