On the evening of January 11, 2012, GDFAO Deputy Director General Zhang Limin attended the reception hosted by the Consulate General of Vietnam in Guangzhou at White Swan Hotel to celebrate the 62 anniversary of the establishment of China-Vietnam diplomatic relations.
Zhang extended, on behalf of the GDFAO, sincere congratulations and seasonal greetings to Vietnamese Consul General To Quoc Tuan and all other guests present. He said the People of China and Vietnam are close neighbours with profound and traditional friendship. Thanks to the health development of the bilateral relations, cooperation between Guangdong and Vietnam in fields of trade, infrastructure, agriculture, science and technology witnessed remarkable growth. Guangdong will as always work with the Consulate General of Vietnam to expand the friendly exchanges and mutual-beneficial cooperation.
Consul General To Quoc Tuan reviewed in his remarks the high-level visits and fruitful cooperation between the two sides in recent years, before expressing appreciations for the support from governments at various levels in Guangdong. The consulate general will continue its active efforts in promoting Vietnam-Guangdong pragmatic cooperation in all fields.
Liu Jinsheng, Counselor of the Provincial Agriculture Department, and Guangzhou FAO Deputy Director General Wang Fuchun attended the function.