In the afternoon of December 14, (Amb.) Mr. Amikam Levy, the Consul General of Israel in Shanghai accepted Hangzhou Mayor’s invitation and visited the beautiful city for the second time.
Mr. Zhang Hongming, the Mayor of Hangzhou, welcomed the Consul General and expressed his pleasure for a visit to Israel last month. He said that with the joint efforts of both sides, the cooperation and exchanges between Hangzhou and Israel had been deepened. Cooperation in science, technology, education and tourism had achieved fruitful results and laid a solid foundation for bilateral relationship.
Mr. Amikam thanked Hangzhou’s hospitality. He said the Israeli Consulate in Shanghai would play an active role in offering a platform to promote future cooperation and communication between Israel and Hangzhou. Moreover, 2017 would be the 25th anniversary of the formal establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Israel. He hoped that his visit would serve as a new starting point, and establish mechanisms at a broader level to promote bilateral prosperity and development.