|Consul General Zhao Jian Meets with Former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson|
On April 1st, Consul General Zhao Jian met with Henry Paulson, former Treasury Secretary and Chairman of the Paulson Institute. They exchanged views on China-U.S. relations and issues of mutual interest. Deputy Consul General Liu Jun and Chief of Staff to Chairman Paulson Kelley Folino were present at the meeting.
Consul General Zhao spoke highly of Mr. Paulson’s long-term commitment to promoting exchanges and cooperation between China and the United States and briefed him on the sub-national cooperation between China and the Midwest. He noted that in this year of the 40th anniversary of China-U.S. diplomatic relations, China is ready to work with the U.S. to sum up the past experience and build toward a relationship of coordination, cooperation, and stability to bring more benefits to the people of the two countries and beyond. He expressed the hope that the Paulson Institute will continue to play its role as a bridge of friendship between China and the U.S. and contribute more to the healthy and sound growth of China-U.S. relations.
Mr. Paulson welcomed Consul General Zhao to his new post and noted that the development of China-U.S. relations has a global impact. It is mutually beneficial for the two sides to engage in economic cooperation and trade and the two countries share broad common interests in addressing global issues like climate change and environmental protection. The Paulson Institute will continue to work for closer people-to-people exchanges and practical cooperation between the two sides to create a favorable atmosphere for the sound and steady development of bilateral relations.