Representing Premier Armin Laschet, State Secretary Mark Speich received the Sino delegation led by the General Director of the Organisational Department of the Communist Party in Sichuan, Huang Jianfa. Main topic of conversation was trade relations, and how to intensify them further but also topics concerning electro-mobility, industry 4.0, digitalisation and sustainable city development.
The Province of Sichuan is located in the west of mainland China, and borders the Tibetan high plateau. Its capital Chengdu is the centre of finances and economy of West China. Sichuan’s industry is well-developed, and includes electronics, IT, automobile infrastructure, chemistry, medicine and pharmaceuticals.
For further information:
- Government of NRW: https://mbem.nrw/de/
pressemitteilung/30-jahre- partnerschaft-zwischen- nordrhein-westfalen-und- sichuan-staatssekretaer
- Sichuan Province: https://en.
- Embassy of the PRC to Germany (HE Ambassador Shi Mingde): http://www.china-