(DALIANNEWS)- Xiao Shengfeng, mayor of Dalian City, met with a delegation led by David Aikman, managing director of the World Economic Forum(WEF), in Dalian, a port city of Northeastern China's Liaoning Province, February 14, 2017.
Both sides held a friendly talk on further strengthening cooperation and some issues of Summer Davos 2017.
Xiao Shengfeng extended a warm welcome to David Aikman's delegation and asked him to convey the greetings to Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum.
“Our president Xi Jinping has given a speech during the opening ceremony of World Economic Forum 2017, injecting a strong impetus to Summer Davos to be held in Dalian this year. The port city of Dalian has successfully hosted Summer Davos for five times since the event held in China. We will further strengthen the cooperation with WEF and make good preparatory work for the upcoming Summer Davos, realizing the three-meeting a successful international gathering.”, said Xiao.
David Aikman has also introduced the theme of Summer Davos 2017 and gave a high appraisal to the city's endeavor on the preparatory work.
“Dalian has the same goal and spirit with WEF. I am confident that the Summer Davos 2017 will be a brilliant event under the joint efforts of both sides.”, said David Aikman.