Gong hails Shanghai-California friendship during visit

english.shanghai.gov.cn| May 23, 2024


Gong Zheng delivers a speech at the opening ceremony of the 2024 China-California Business Forum.[Photo/WeChat account "Shanghai Fabu"]

Shanghai Mayor Gong Zheng highlighted the crucial role subnational cooperation plays in enhancing relations between China and the United States during a recent visit to California.  

Gong led a delegation to visit the US state from May 19 to 22. During the trip, Gong met with his Los Angeles and San Francisco counterparts, as well as attended the opening ceremony of the 2024 China-California Business Forum.

In a keynote speech delivered at the forum, Gong underscored successful collaborative projects between Shanghai and California such as Tesla's Shanghai factory and Shanghai Disneyland. 

He expressed anticipation for future Shanghai-California cooperation in the fields of tech innovation, trade and investment, low-carbon development, and people-to-people exchanges.