Vice President Xie Yuan met with and held dinner in honor of the delegation of Association of the Units of Local Self-government of Macedonia (ZELS) led by Mayor Koce Trajanovski of Skopje on June 13th.
Vice President Xie extended his warm welcome to the delegation. He introduced about freindship-city activities of CIFCA and its work in promoting exchanges at local and regional level between China and Macedonia. Xie noted that CIFCA will keep in close cooperation with ZELS on how to further promote China-Macedonia sub-national exchanges.
President Trajanovski appreciated the CIFCA’s hospitality. He hoped that these two organizations would sign a cooperation agreement in order to further promote bilateral cooperation in trade, culture, education, sports and other fields. Mayor Zoran Damjanovski of Kurmanovo and Mayor Nevzat Bejta of Gostivar,Vice Presidents of ZELS expressed the hope that CIFCA would help them to twin friendship cities with their counterparts in China so as to advance local and regional exchanges and cooperation.
Vice President Xie invited President Trajanovski to lead a delegation to attend 2016 China International Friendship Cities Conference held in Chongqing, Sichuan province from November 9th to 11th. The issue of signing the cooperation agreement may be on the agenda. President Trajanovski said he would work to make the trip.