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A delegation from Yinchuan, China will today be welcomed to the Whitsunday region by DeputyMayor Cr Andrew Willcox and Cr Jan Clifford when they arrive at the Whitsunday Coast Airport.
The delegation is to be hosted by Whitsunday Regional Council and the China-AustralianEntrepreneurs Association Incorporated (CAEAI).
Chief Executive Officer Scott Waters said the delegation of eight will be in the Whitsunday region for most of this week identifying property investment and export opportunities.
“Last year, the Mayoral Delegation visited the city of Yinchuan in the Ning Xia province as part ofCouncil’s trade mission to China, the delegations’ visit to the Whitsunday region this week is adirect result of the relationships Council built during last year’s trip to China,” Mr Waters said.
“The Council in-conjunction with the CAEAI is very pleased to be able to return their hospitality and help demonstrate to this initial Yinchuan delegation what the entire region has to offer.
“During the delegations’ visit they will be meeting with tourism operators and agriculturalenterprises to discuss investment opportunities and review the export of local produce to China.
“It is an exciting time for the Whitsunday region which is currently experiencing a high level ofinterest from investors both locally and internationally.
“We hope the delegation from Yinchuan enjoys their stay in the Whitsunday region and recognises the wealth of opportunities the region has to offer.
“Whitsunday Regional Council looks forward to continuing to build their relationship with thisdelegation from Yinchuan,” he said.
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