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Liu Changlong Meets Swedish Guests


On the occasion of the opening of China Changchun 2018 Ice and Snow Tourism Festival & Jingyue Lake International Skiing Festival, the officials and representatives of the Embassy of Sweden in China, FIS and Vasaloppet of Sweden visited and helped promote the activities to be organized in Changchun City.

Liu Changlong, Mayor of Changchun City, met the delegation on Thursday evening of January 4, 2018.

On behalf of the CPC Changchun Municipal Committee and the People’s Government of Changchun City, Liu Changlong extended his heartfelt welcome to the delegation and briefly introduced the basic facts of Changchun City, adding, “Since Vasaloppet’s settlement in Changchun in 2003, it has developed from a single ski event to a comprehensive festive gala covering several factors including sport, tourism, culture, economy and trade. In the new era, Changchun will grasp the opportunities brought about by the Winter Olympics scheduled to be held in Beijing in 2022 in an effort to create a world-class tourist destination for ice/snow tourism and the capital of cross-country ski of China. We hope your delegation can introduce more sport events, resources and friends to Changchun for common development and win-win results.”

“The Embassy of Sweden in China is willing to carry out cooperation with Changchun in more fields including ice/snow industry and tourism,” said the economic counselor of the Embassy of Sweden in China.

Among the officials attending the meeting also included Wang Tieming and Jia Lina.