At the invitation of the National People’s Congress, a six-member delegation headed by His Excellency Mr. Grzegorz Czelej, Deputy Marshal (Speaker) of the Polish Senate and Chairman of the Polish Parliament’s Polish-Chinese Relations Group visited China in early March. The Polish Senate delegation visited Wenzhou from March 3rd to March 4th. Director Ge Yiping of the Standing Committee of Wenzhou Municipal People’s Congress met with the delegation in Wenzhou.
Director Ge Yiping expressed his warm welcome to the arrival of the delegation and briefed delegates on the situation of Wenzhou and its economic and social development. He said that the Deputy Speaker’s visit provided a good opportunity for exchange between Wenzhou Municipal People’s Congress and the Polish parliament. He expected that the visit may further improve the feelings between the two peoples, provide opportunities and room for cooperation and exchange in medical, education and other fields. He also welcomed more Polish friends to visit Wenzhou for tourism, study and cooperation.
Mr. Grzegorz Czelej said that he would vigorously promote bilateral cooperation and exchange in education, scientific research and other areas. He said that schools, research institutes and enterprises are warmly welcomed to visit Poland to seek cooperation opportunities. He hoped that this trip can make the relations closer and further enhance friendship to build a bridge for multi-faceted, and deep-seated cooperation in the future.
It is understood that Mr. Grzegorz Czelej is a medical doctor graduating from the renowned Polish Medical University of Lublin. With a focus on the medical field, the delegation will attend the signing ceremony for a cooperation agreement between Mr. Grzegorz Czelej’s Alma Mater and Wenzhou Medical University. As an effort in response to the national development strategy of “Belt & Road”, the “Huatuo Institute” built by Wenzhou Medical University in cooperation with the Polish Medical University of Lublin is committed to training international medical talents for medical service, teaching, and scientific research in the field of medical and health care.
During their stay in Wenzhou, the delegation also visited Wenzhou Medical University and its First Affiliated Hospital, and Ouhai Life and Health Town.
Deputy Director Wang Xiaotong of the Standing Committee of Wenzhou Municipal People’s Congress, Deputy Mayor Miao Weilun, Deputy Mayor Zheng Chaoyang, Deputy Secretary General of the Municipal Government Yu Liqing, and Qiu Huaping, Director of Wenzhou Foreign and Overseas Chinese Affairs Office attended the meeting with the delegation and accompanied the delegation members in visit.