Vice Chairman Zhang Chunxian of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of China visits Iceland

At the invitation of Althingi, the parliament of Iceland, Mr. Zhang Chuanxian, Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of China visited Iceland from July 2 to 4 and held a meeting with Mr. Steingrimur Sigfusson, the Speaker of Althingi.

Vice Chairman Zhang Chuanxian said that China-Iceland relations are now developing quite well. China stands ready to work together with Iceland to implement the consensus of our two leaders, enhance exchanges between the legislative bodies of the two countries, strengthen cooperation within the framework of Belt and Road Initiative, and in the fields of economy and trade, geothermal energy and the Arctic, so as to promote new achievements in our bilateral relations.

Mr. Sigfusson expressed that Iceland attaches great importance to the relations with China and that his country is willing to further strengthen exchanges between the two legislatures for mutual cooperation and benefits.

During the visit, Vice Chairman Zhang Chuanxian visited the Heillisheidi Power Station, Alvotech Biopharmaceuticals Company, Carbon Recycling International and some other Icelandic companies. Mr. Jin Zhijian , Chinese Ambassador to Iceland attended the above mentioned functions.