Wednesday, January 08, 2014

Qianhai/Shenzhen Delegation Visits BVI to Discuss Economic and Financial Cooperation

The delegation from Qianhai Special Economic Zone and senior officials of the municipality of Shenzhen in the province of Guangdong, China, will visit the British Virgin Islands on January 9- 12 of 2014. The Qianhai/Shenzhen visit to the BVI will be headed by party chief of the Shenzhen Municipal Committee Dr Wang Rong.

During these days the six members of the delegation will meet with various stakeholders in the BVI to discuss the issues of cooperation in financial services, BVI economy, education and culture. They will have meetings with the governor, ministers and other senior government officials, among them the BVI FSC and the Tourist Board. The aim of the meetings is to discuss possible areas of understanding and cooperation between the BVI government and the Qianhai Authority, which is the modern service industry cooperation zone for the Municipality of Shenzhen - one of the wealthiest cities in China, ranked second in Forbes’ 2012 list of innovative mainland cities and eighth in the world in terms of its economic vitality.

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