Lin Duo Met US Ambassador to China Terry Branstad

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    On the afternoon of July 9, Lin Duo, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee and Director of the Provincial People''s Congress Standing Committee, met Terry Branstad,US Ambassador to China,in Lanzhou City,Gansu.

    On behalf of the Provincial Party Committee and Provincial Government, Lin welcomed Ambassador Branstad to Gansu for a friendly visit,and briefly introduced Gansu province.He said that Gansu was an important birthplace of the Chinese nation and Chinese civilization, with a long history, profound culture, diverse topography and beautiful natural scenery. It was a place full of charm and attraction.As a strategic thoroughfare on the ancient Silk Road, with the opening of a new channel for international land and sea trade, Gansu had formed a transportation and logistics system linking land and sea and extending in all directions. With its advantages in resources, energy and industry, Gansu had great potential for opening up and cooperation with the outside world.

    Lin also said that Gansu had maintained good cooperative relations with relevant parties and places in the United States, and had achieved remarkable results in many fields. Looking to the future, Gansu was willing to jointly implement the important consensus reached by the leaders of the two countries on the basis of mutual respect and mutual benefit, further deepen mutual exchanges and cooperation, and realize mutually beneficial and win-win development in a deeper level and in a wider field. Lin hoped Ambassador Branstad would give Gansu more attention and support,and welcome friends from the United States coming to Gansu to invest and travel, deepen understanding and friendship, and better benefit the people of both places.

    Branstad said that this was his first visit to Gansu, and he was deeply impressed by the topography and cultural diversity of Gansu. Gansu had achieved good results in poverty alleviation, ecological and green development. He hoped that through economic, trade and cultural exchanges, the two sides would deepen and expand trade, non-governmental exchanges and other cooperation, to achieve mutual benefit and win-win results.(Translated by Degang Zeng)