Mayor Ying welcomes Danish involvement at forum

Shanghai Mayor Ying Yong met Soron Pind, Danish minister of science, technology, information and higher education, last Thursday.


Shanghai Mayor Ying Yong met Soron Pind, Danish minister of science, technology, information and higher education, last Thursday.

Ying said Shanghai has a twin city link with Denmark’s Hovedstaden Region and further collaborations with many of its industries. He advised Pind that Shanghai is working hard to promote and build the Zhangjiang National Science Center.

The mayor said this year marks the 10th anniversary of Pujiang Innovation Forum for which Denmark is Country of Honor. Shanghai will further cooperate with Denmark in trade, technology, education, and cultural industries, he added.

Ying expressed his hope for more Danish companies and talents to come to Shanghai.

Pind said Shanghai’s achievements had been impressive and it was a great honor for Denmark to be the forum's Country of Honor.

Denmark set up its own innovation center in Shanghai in 2007, Pind added, and it will strengthen the cooperation with Shanghai in technological and innovation industries.

Nicolai Prytz , Danish consul-general to Shanghai, also attended the meeting.




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