Consul Generals on hand to celebrate 30th anniversary
Nearly 20 foreign consul generals in Guangzhou gathered in Shenzhen to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the Special Economic Zone at a reception organized by the municipal government. The foreign delegates will also attend celebrations in Futian district, and to watch the fireworks display. Senior officials of the central government will also be attending the celebration.
Among the consuls that were attending was Carlos Cesar Morales Sanchez from Spain. Sanchez said that Shenzhen became a successful experimental city in China and has brought tremendous wealth and prosperity to China, and one important cities for Spain. Thailand was the third city to establish a consulate in Guangzhou and Thai Consul General Suvanjata has been greatly impressed by the improvements the city have undergone in the past 30 years, and Suvanjata expressed that Thailand can learn a lot from Shenzhen.
Shenzhen was supposed to held the celebration on August 26 in time for the anniversary of the Special Economic Zone but was canceled due to official reasons.