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Newly-appointed Consul General of the Czech Republic in Chengdu was received by the Governor of Sichuan Province on the occasion of her taking the office

Governor of Sichuan Province, Mr. HUANG Qiang, received the new Consul General of the Czech Republic in Chengdu Mrs. Kateřina VOVKOVÁ on July 8th, 2021.

Mr. HUANG Qiang, who was appointed as the Governor of Sichuan Province in the beginning of February 2021, welcomed the new Czech Consul General to Chengdu, congratulated her on the new post and wished her much success. During their meeting which was marked by friendly and positive atmosphere, Mr. HUANG introduced Sichuan as a province with rich cultural and natural heritage that has great potential for closer cooperation in various areas, such as aviation, clean energy or business.

During the meeting, the new Czech Consul General in Chengdu pointed out the pillars of cooperation between the Czech Republic and the region of southwest China. She mentioned the direct flight between Chengdu and Prague, cooperation in the aviation field (e.g. training of Chinese pilots in the Czech Republic, development of the new plane or the involvement of Czech company during the construction of the new international airport in Chengdu). She also mentioned the possibility for closer cooperation in the medical field or nanotechnology. Mrs. VOVKOVÁ then expressed her hope that the direct flight and with it also tourism will be reestablished once the Covid-19 pandemic is over.