(DALIANNEWS)- Tan Chengxu, mayor of Dalian City, met with Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF) during the WEF's Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2018, also known as Summer Davos 2018, in Tianjin, China, September 19, 2018.
Both sides exchanged views on specific issues of Summer Davos 2019 in Dalian and also reached a consensus.
Mayor Tan thanked Professor Klaus Schwab for his concern and support for Dalian's economic and social development.
"Professor Klaus Schwab brings Summer Davos meeting to Dalian, which promotes the economic and trade exchanges and cooperation between Dalian and the world, and also enhances Dalian's international reputation and influence.", said Mayor Tan.
Dalian is the host city of the first Summer Davos meeting, and has successfully held for six sessions, forming a solid strategic partnership with the World Economic Forum. Both sides have good communication and tacit understanding, which has ensured the success of the previous meetings.
The city of Dalian will continue to work closely with the WEF to turn the meeting next year into a splendid event featuring comfortable environment, representative satisfication and fruitful results.
Professor Klaus Schwab thanked Dalian for her effective efforts for Summer Davos meeting.
"I am proud of Dalian as an honorary citizen of this city.", said Klaus Schwab. "I am convinced that the 13th WEF's Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Dalian next year will be a splendid cultural and ideological feast. " he added.
During the meeting, Mayor Tan Chengxu and Professor Klaus Schwab also had in-depth exchanges on the fourth industrial revolution and green development.