Decentralized cooperation between Abomey-Calavi Municipality and the Chinese cities: Mayor Georges Bada and a municipal Council delegation in China for a working visit
In order to establish the bridge and strengthen the decentralized cooperation between Abomey-Calavi Municipality and the Chinese cities, a municipal Council delegation led by Mayor Georges Bada left Cotonou since Wednesday 03 November 2016 to China.
In addition to the mayor, the municipal delegation is composed by municipal authorities such as Germain Cadja- Dodo, Godomey's borought Chief, Dansou Dossa FĂ©lix, President of the Commission in charge of Decentralized Cooperation and Patrice Hounyewa, President of the Commission of Land and environmental affairs.
In regard of the program concocted in the context of the visit of the Municipal council delegation in China by the Chinese Embassy in Benin, this visit predicts good results and better future for the Municipality. Arrived and welcomed at 2:20 pm Chinese time at Guangzhou International Airport, the first meeting of the Municipal delegation in China, was held at 5 pm, following the program communicated by Mr. FAN Bin, Office of Foreign Affairs of Guangdong Province.
The delegation was received in audience and dinner by Ms. Su Caifang, Chief Executive Officer of Foreign Affairs of the big province Guangdong with three of her important collaborators, in the sumptuous restaurant of White Swang hotel. it should be noted that on the evening of Friday, November 04, 2016, Mayor Bada Georges and his delegation made the Night Cruise on Pearl River in order to give ideas to develop the lake tourism in Abomey-Calavi.
What is also not superfluous to point out is that this trip in China of the four members of the Abomey-Calavi municipal Council quoted above, follows a personal management of Mayor Georges Bada.
During an audience with him at the Chinese Embassy, the first authority of Abomey-Calavi Municipality called for the strengthening of the friendly and bilateral relations between Benin and China on the one hand, then between the local governments of China and Abomey-Calavi Municipality on the other hand.
It is in this perspective that this study tour was offered to the Mayor and to three other members of the Municipal Council which he presides, as stipulated in the letter of invitation signed by Diao Mingsheng, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China addressed to Mayor Bada. Finally, it must be mentioned the fact that a delegation of the Mayor of Grand Popo headed by the Mayor is staying in China.