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Chinese Ambassador to Iceland JIN Zhijian and Wife Visit Ísafjörður
2018-11-27

Ambassador Mr. JIN Zhijian and his wife Mme. HE Linyun paid a visit to Ísafjörður from 22nd to 23rd November and met with the local Mayor Mr. Guðmundur Gunnarsson. The two sides had a cordial conversation regarding how to further enhance bilateral cooperation.

Ambassador JIN said that Ísafjörður is a very important town in Northwest Iceland which is famous for its beautiful nature and unique culture. Currently, the two sides have had very good cooperation in various areas such as tourism and fishery. The Chinese Embassy is willing to push forward the cooperation and exchanges between Ísafjörður and different regions in China. Mr. Gunnarsson welcomed Ambassador JIN and Mme. HE to visit Ísafjörður and gave a detailed introduction to the local situation, saying that he is willing to consider the possibility of strengthening ties with the Chinese side through establishment of Sister City relationship or other means.

During their visit, Ambassador JIN and Mme. HE visited the Heritage Museum of Ísafjörður to learn about the local history and culture. Ambassador JIN also paid a visit to Hraðfrystihúsið-Gunnvör and was briefed about Páll Pálsson, a Hi-tech fishing ship that was built in China.

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