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Chinese Consul General Wang Donghua Attends Chinese National Flag Raising Ceremony at the San Francisco City Hall

On September 28, 2018, Chinese Consul General Wang Donghua attended the Chinese national flag raising ceremony at the San Francisco City Hall. Mayor London Breed hosted the ceremony to celebrate the 69th Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Republic of China. California State Senate Scott Wiener, California State Assemblymember Philip Ting, San Francisco Assessor-Recorder Carmen Chu, Chinese Deputy Consul General Zhang Jianxin, Deputy Consul General Ren Faqiang and representatives from bay area communities attended the event.

In her remarks, Mayor Breed highly valued the development of relations between China and the U.S. since the establishment of diplomatic ties 40 years ago, and the friendly exchanges and cooperation between San Francisco and her sister city Shanghai in particular. San Francisco has many direct flights to cities in China and close cooperation which benefit the two peoples. San Francisco will always promote the friendly relations and cooperation with China.

Consul General Wang expressed thanks to the San Francisco Municipal Government for holding the event. He spoke highly of the fruitful achievements of the exchanges and cooperation between China and San Francisco. He pointed out that the cooperation between China and the U.S. was mutually beneficial in nature, and that the trade war would end up with no winners. He emphasized that an early end should be put to this trade war, adding that the Chinese Consulate General in San Francisco was committed to promoting the mutually beneficial cooperation between China and the relevant states and cities, and further enhancing the friendship between the Chinese and American peoples.

Breed announced October 1st, 2018 as the Chinese-American Friendship and Heritage Day in San Francisco.  


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