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Vice President Lin Yi Meets Governor of Oregon, U.S.

Time:2015-10-15Editor:Jin HanghangResource:Department of American and Oceanian AffairsPrintingSize:LargeMediumSmall

On October 15th, vice president Lin Yi met with Governor Kate Brown of the State of Oregon,U.S..

Vice President Lin Yi expressed warm welcome and best wishes, on behalf of the President Li Xiaolin, to the Governor and her delegation. She introduced that the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC) has long been committed to promoting China-U.S. subnational exchanges and cooperation. This year, the Association held the Third China-U.S. Governors’ Forum and received many U.S. delegations including governors. President Xi’s state visit to U.S. has set an important strategic direction for the bilateral relations, in which there exists greater potentials for the cooperation between the two countries.

Governor Brown said it was her great honor to attend the Governors’ Forum held in Seattle last month. President Xi’s remarks were encouraging and the Forum helped provide great opportunities for U.S.-China cooperation. The State of Oregon regards China as the most important international partner and has  willingness to strengthen pragmatic cooperation with China in education, science and technology, health, tourism and sports, etc. 

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