On February 2, Cao Saixian, Director General of Shenzhen Foreign Affairs Office met with Alex Goldman Shayman, Israeli Consul General in Guangzhou in his Consulate.
Director General Cao extended Chinese New Year greetings to Consul General and expressed her gladness of meeting the Consul General again in 22 days. She said that a few days ago, Shenzhen held a conference on high-quality development, to make mobilization and deployment of key work throughout the year focusing on the theme of high-quality development, to further enhance the sense of responsibility, mission and urgency, to seize every moment in competing for first-class, and be a front runner in high-quality development. She said that Shenzhen insisted on implementing "bring in" and "going global", actively utilizing the both international and domestic markets and two resources, and actively attracting global investment. She hoped to conduct practical cooperate with Israel in the fields of science and technology innovation, trade and investment, higher education, culture and tourism, etc.
Consul General Shayman welcomed Director General Cao Saixian and her team to the Consulate General. He introduced that this year is the 75th anniversary of Israel's independence, and hoped that Shenzhen and Israel could send high-level delegations to visit each other. He believed that the exchanges and cooperation between the two sides would grow rapidly with the ease of the pandemic.