Xiamen, Indonesia's Surabaya city hold video conference
The Foreign Affairs Office of Xiamen – located in East China's Fujian province – along with the municipal education bureau, the culture and tourism bureau and the Chamber of International Commerce Xiamen, held a video conference with their counterparts in the municipal government of the city of Surabaya in Indonesia on July 23.
The event was held to promote increased commercial relations between the two sides, especially in education, tourism and trade.
Lin Na, executive vice-president of the Xiamen Municipal People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, attended the conference and said that Xiamen and Surabaya have had close and frequent exchanges since they established sister-city relations 15 years ago.
Eri Cahyadi, mayor of Surabaya, specially recorded a video for the 15th anniversary, which fully demonstrates the great importance the Surabaya government attaches to the friendly relations with Xiamen.