The opening ceremony of "Entering Latin America - 2020 Latin American Culture Exchange Weeks" was held in Zhongshan on December 8. Wei Weihan, mayor of Zhongshan, met with consular officers in Guangzhou of 8 Latin American countries, including Mexico, Chile, Cuba, Brazil, Panama, Peru, Venezuela and Ecuador.
Wei Weihan said that despite the distance between Zhongshan and Latin American countries, the friendship between the people of both sides has a long history. Cultural and economic exchange between Zhongshan and Latin American countries has flourished especially after the reform and opening up period of China.
At present, in the context of epidemic prevention and control, Zhongshan has fully implemented and fostered new development patterns in which the domestic economic cycle plays a leading role while international trade remains an extension and supplement, and the cooperation between China and Latin American countries is promising.
Wei Weihan said that Zhongshan hopes to further expand cooperation with Latin American countries, seek new opportunities for cooperation to complement each other's advantages and realize mutual development. Social organizations and entrepreneurs from Latin American countries are welcome to visit Zhongshan to share their expertise in various fields.
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"Entering Latin America" the 2020 Latin American Culture Exchange Weeks" opened in Zhongshan on December 8. The two-week event includes a photo exhibition, a book fair and cultural tourism salons to show and introduce the cultures, customs and unique tourism resources of Latin American countries to Zhongshan's residents.