Ambassador Jin Zhijian Meets with Newly Appointed Minister of Justice of Iceland
2019/11/08

On November 5, Ambassador Jin Zhijian met with Ms. Áslaug Arna Sigurbjörnsdóttir, the newly appointed Minister of Justice of Iceland.

Ambassador Jin congratulated Ms. Sigurbjörnsdóttir on her new post, and briefly introduced judicial cooperation between China and Iceland as well as the latest development of comprehensive promotion of law-based governance in China. He pointed out that China was willing to further judicial cooperation with Iceland with mutual learning and contribute to the development of bilateral relations. Ms. Sigurbjörnsdóttir is more than welcomed to visit China in due course.

Ms. Sigurbjörnsdóttir expressed appreciation for Ambassador Jin's visit and his briefing. She was willing to strengthen the communication with the Embassy and work together to promote judicial cooperation for new developments. She looks forward to visiting China in the future.

The two sides also exchanged views on protection of the rights of Chinese tourists and local overseas Chinese in Iceland, as well as simplifying visa application to Iceland.