On the afternoon of September 20, Gary Delisle, CEO of Latrobe, Australia, led a government delegation of the city to visit Taizhou. And Shi Lijun, Mayor of Taizhou, met the delegation. And both sides conducted friendly communication. Zhang Yusong, Deputy Mayor of Taizhou, was present at the meeting.
Shi Lijun extended warm welcome to the delegation. He said that since Taizhou and Latrobe became sister cities, both sides have exchanged frequently and had a cordial working relationship, and paid exchange visits and exchanged with increasing frequency, especially in educational field, thus constantly deepening friendship between people of both sides. Moreover, it is hoped that both sides could strengthen cooperation in more fields and wider range in future, expand communication in educational culture and other aspects, and further deepen cooperation in industrial field.
In 2000, Taizhou and Latrobe became international sister cities, and both sides have carried out a series of communication and cooperation in economy and trade, technology, culture, sports, health and other fields. And Mary Aldred, CEO of the Gippsland Committee of Latrobe, and Brook Anson, CEO of Warrnambool, visited Taizhou with the delegation. And after exchange and connection in earlier stage, Warrnambool is inclined to be a sister city of Jiangyan District, Taizhou.