Consul General Huang Ping Met with Kathy Hochul, Lieutenant Governor of New York

On April 30th, Consul General Huang Ping met with Kathy Hochul, Lieutenant Governor of New York. The two sides exchanged views on China-US relations as well as exchanges and cooperation between New York State and China.

According to Huang Ping, this year marks the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and the United States. The two countries have deepened exchanges and cooperation in economy, trade, culture, and other fields, and our interests have interconnected more closely. At present, the bilateral relations are at an important stage of development, and the economic and trade teams of the two sides are holding consultations in Beijing to have in-depth discussions on issues of common concern. As for the next stage, China is ready to work with the US to strengthen dialogue, deepen cooperation, properly handle differences, and push forward China-US relations.

Huang Ping pointed out that local exchanges between China and the United States play an important role in the development of bilateral relations. China and New York State have conducted frequent exchanges and cooperation in trade, investment, tourism, education, and culture, which have brought great benefits to people of the two nations. China is willing to further strengthen exchanges and cooperation with New York State in various fields and contribute more positive energy to the development of China-US relations.

Kathy Hochul said that the relationship between the United States and China is very important, and cooperation between the two sides is of great significance to both countries and our people. There are a large number of Chinese students and Chinese enterprises in New York State, and the state firmly supports cooperation with China. With a beautiful natural environment, rich educational resources, and a good business environment, New York State welcomes more Chinese tourists, students and enterprises to visit, study, and invest in the state. The state government will do its best in providing services.

Kathy Hochul also presented a certificate of congratulation on Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month to Huang Ping.