On March 28th, Serbian President Tomislav Nikolić and his delegation visited Qingdao. Zhang Jiangting, Member of the Standing Committee of CPC Shandong Provincial Committee, Secretary of CPC Qingdao Committee and Secretary of Politics and Law Committee of CPC Shandong Provincial Committee, met with President Nikolić and his delegation in Shangri-La Hotel. Li Manchang, Ambassador of China in Serbia and Vice Governor Sun Licheng accompanied the delegation.
Zhang Jiangting expressed warm welcome to President Nikolić. He said, “We are deeply honored by the visit. Over recent years, Qingdao has experienced sound and rapid economic and social development under the strong leadership of CPC central committee with comrade Xi Jinping as the core. Qingdao is implementing the arrangement of CPC Central Committee. We will make joint efforts in building the China-Serbia football school, enhance football exchanges and deepen concrete cooperation between Qingdao and cities of Serbia on all fronts.”
President Nikolić thanked Qingdao for the hospitality. He said that the traditional friendship between China and Serbia were brimming with new vitality. Serbia congratulated China on its enormous achievements and welcomed the investment of Qingdao companies to Serbia.
During his stay in Qingdao, President Nikolić attended the cornerstone laying ceremony for the football school project in Laixi City.
Sun Lijie also attended relevant activities.