|Ambassador Zhang Weidong Attends the Annual General Meeting of ICCS|
On 17 October 2017, Ambassador Zhang Weidong attended and addressed the Annual General Meeting of Icelandic Chinese Cultural Society (ICCS). At the meeting, chairman Mr. Arnthor Helgason delivered an annual report and elected Mrs. Gudrun Margret Thrastardottir as the new chairperson.
In his speech, Ambassador Zhang recalled the history of China-Iceland relations, highly appreciated ICCS's contributions to the two countries' people-to-people exchanges and friendship, as well as the great and constructive contributions of Mr. Arnthor Helgason to the work of ICCS . Ambassador Zhang encouraged the newly elected chairperson Mrs. Gudrun Margret Thrastardottir and ICCS to continue making efforts to deepen the mutual understanding and friendship between the Chinese and Icelandic people，and to strengthen bilateral cultural exchanges, thus promoting the overall development of bilateral relations between China and Iceland. Ambassador Zhang also introduced the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) which will convene in Beijing on October 18th.