Reception in Celebration of the 45th Anniversary of the Establishment of China-Iceland Diplomatic Relations Held in Beijing
Vice President Hu Sishe said in the speech that China would like to take the 45th anniversary of diplomatic ties as an opportunity, on the basis of mutual respect, equality and mutual benefit, to work with Iceland, further enhance the practical cooperation in various sectors, and bring bilateral relations to a new level.
Ambassador Stefan Skjaldarson highly appreciated the support from China in 2008 through IMF, at the very time that Iceland was struck with financial crisis. He said Iceland people will take this friendship at heart forever. Iceland and China have a bright future on artic cooperation.
Before the reception, Vice Chairman Zhou Xiaochuan held a meeting with Former President Mr. Grimsson, Ambassador Stefan Skjaldarson an other guests, and exchanged views on cooperation of geo-therm, artic development and tourism.