Sichuan, Israel hope for deep cooperation

Zhang Tao

CHENGDU, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- Scores of enterprises from China and Israel are attending an expo in southwest China's Sichuan Province.

The 5th China (Mianyang) Science and Technology City International High-tech expo started Thursday in Mianyang, with Israel as the guest of honor.

On Thursday, the two sides announced a plan to strengthen cooperation in ten major areas, including information, artificial intelligence and green cars.

At the Mianyang expo center, Israel's booth covers 3,000 square meters, displaying a variety of products. A total of 104 Israeli enterprises are at the exhibition.

Amir Laty, consul-general of Israel's consulate general in Chengdu, capital of Sichuan, said that it was the biggest event Israel taken part in the province. He expected deep cooperation in innovation, science and technology.

Sichuan and Israel have seen frequent exchanges in recent years. More than 300 Sichuan companies trade with Israel.

The expo will conclude on Saturday.


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