On the 11th of September a high-level delegation from Harbin City visited the Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy and the pavilions of the Sokolniki Convention and Exhibition Centre. The delegation included: Head of Foreign Affairs Department of the Harbin Municipal People's Government Ms Wang Ning, special representative of the Publicity Department of Harbin City Mr Wang Shiping, Deputy Director of the Eurasian Division of the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Harbin Municipal People's Government Mr Fan Wei, Director of the Harbin Ice Lantern Expo Centre Mr Wang Shizhao and his deputy Mr Zhu Xiaodong, and Chairman of the Association of ethnic Chinese Huaqiao in Russia Mr Wu Hao.
During the meeting the guests got acquainted with the exposition of the Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy, Director of the Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy Alexey Shaburov conducted a tour personally. The distinguished guests expressed their appreciation for the high level of preparation to the upcoming exhibition "Great Chinese Calligraphy and Painting", dedicated to the 70th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and China. It should be reminded that the exhibition will be held on 20-22 of September in the pavilion 7a of the Sokolniki Convention and Exhibition Centre and will gather more than 400 works of the masters from all over China.
During the meeting the parties had conducted negotiations on partnership, which resulted in signing of the agreement on partnership between the Sokolniki Convention and Exhibition Centre and Harbin City.