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Zhejiang, Shanghai Join Hands to Promote Yangtze River Delta Integrated Development
2017-12-11 09:22:55

The Shanghai Municipal Party and Government Delegation visited Zhejiang on December 7 and held a discussion with Zhejiang provincial leaders in Hangzhou that afternoon.
Li Qiang, Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Secretary of the CPC Shanghai Municipal Committee, Che Jun, Secretary of the CPC Zhejiang Provincial Committee and Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Zhejiang Provincial People’s Congress, Ying Yong, Mayor and Deputy Secretary of the CPC Shanghai Municipal Committee, and Yuan Jiajun, Governor and Deputy Secretary of the CPC Zhejiang Provincial Committee and Governor, attended the symposium.
Che Jun extended a warm welcome to the delegation and expressed gratitude for Shanghai’s long-term care and support for Zhejiang’s development. He said that Zhejiang’s active integration into Shanghai’s development and participation in the cooperation and exchange of the Yangtze River Delta is a major strategic initiative put forward and promoted by General Secretary Xi Jinping during his tenure in these two places. To comply with Xi’s requirement of “promoting the pioneering, integrated development of the Yangtze River Delta Region”, we will stand at a higher position, widen our vision and take solid steps, striving to write a new chapter of the integrated development of the Yangtze River Delta in the new era. We will continue to learn modestly from Shanghai and link up with Shanghai more actively through economic integration and services, make full use of Shanghai’s overflow effect to accelerate the construction of the comprehensive integration demonstration area in Jiaxing, and promote connectivity and sharing in infrastructure, public service, and scientific and technological innovation. Che Jun also expressed the hope that Shanghai will intensify effort to take the lead in boosting the exchange and cooperation in the Yangtze River Delta, further support the construction of cooperative projects,and the implementation of the cooperation agreement, hence driving a better and faster development of Zhejiang.
During its stay in Zhejiang, the delegation paid an inspection visit to the Hangzhou Baishaquan Merger & Acquisition Financial Street, Yunqi Town, Hangzhou International Expo Center, and Hangzhou Qianjiang New City.
Other Shanghai municipal leaders, Zhou Bo, Weng Zuliang, Zhuge Yujie and Peng Chenlei, and Zhejiang provincial leaders, Zhao Yide, Xiong Jianping and Zhu Congjiu, also attended the symposium and joined the inspection.

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