Deputy Director of China’s National Development and Reform Commission meets with Governor of Russia’s Chelyabinsk Oblast

On 25 June 2016, Ning Jizhe, Deputy Director of China’s National Development and Reform Commission accompanied by He Zhenwei, Secretary-General of China Overseas Development Association, met with the governor of Russian Chelyabinsk Oblast, Boris Dubrovski, and his delegation.

Boris Dubrovski provided a brief statement on Chelyabinsk Oblast’s current economic developments in agriculture, industry, and other sectors. He also pointed out that Chelyabinsk Oblast will host the 2020 SCO Summit, which will create a large number of infrastructure and construction opportunities for enterprises to participate in, including the Chinese.

Ning Jizhe said China should strengthen its cooperation with Russian regions, including Chelyabinsk Oblast with the China Overseas Development Association being the liaison body.