（中外新闻社 中外新闻网记者 张珈闻 齐欢 魏炯才）2023年7月21日，中外新闻社总裁韦燕率中外新闻社大使俱乐部成员：斯洛伐克共和国驻华大使彼得•利扎克阁下,摩尔多瓦共和国驻华大使杜米特鲁•贝拉基什阁下,斯里兰卡民主社会主义共和国驻华大使帕利塔•科霍纳博士,南非共和国驻华大使谢胜文阁下,津巴布韦共和国驻华大使马丁•切冬多阁下,博茨瓦纳共和国驻华大使莫图西•帕拉伊阁下,索马里联邦共和国驻华大使阿瓦莱•阿里•库拉内阁下,毛里求斯共和国驻华大使王纯万阁下,纳米比亚共和国驻华大使伊莱亚•乔治•凯亚莫阁下, 捷克共和国驻华大使佟福德阁下等在中国人民对外友好协会副会长李希奎等领导带领下前往河南省参访并出席2023全球发明大会中国区全国总决赛活动。继河南省副省长张敏会见各国大使后，22日晚，河南省委常委,郑州市委书记安伟在嘉锦酒店国际宴会厅会见并宴请各国驻华大使。
July 21, 2023, President of Home and Abroad News Press Mrs. Wei Yan led the Ambassadors Club members, including Ambassador of Slovakia to China H.E. Mr. Peter Lizák, Ambassador of Moldova to China H.E. Mr. Dumitru Braghis, Ambassador of South Africa to China H.E. Mr. Siyabonga C. Cwele, Ambassador of Zimbabwe to China H.E. Mr. Martin Chedondo, Ambassador of Botswana to China H.E. Mr. Batlang Comma Serema, Ambassador of Somalia to China H.E. Mr. Awale Ali Kullane, Ambassador of Mauritius to China H.E. Mr. Alain Wong Yen Cheong, Ambassador of Namibia to China H.E. Mr. Elia G. Kaiyamo, Ambassador of Czech Republic to China H.E. Mr. Vladimir Tomsik, and Mr. Li Xikui, Vice Chairman of the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries and Chairman of the China Friendship Foundation for and Peace and Development, visited Henan Province and attended the "Invention Convention China 2022-2023" in Zhengzhou City. On the evening of July 22nd, Standing Committee Member of Henan Provincial Party Committee, Committee Secretary of Zhengzhou Municipal Party Mr. An Wei made special welcome banquet for all Ambassadors and important guests at the international banquet hall of Jia Jin Hotel.
Mr. An Wei, on behalf of the municipal government and the 13 million citizens of Zhengzhou to welcome all diplomats to Zhengzhou. He said that Zhengzhou is an important birthplace of Chinese civilization, one of the eight ancient capitals of China and one of the nine emerging national hub cities with an important open gateway to China's in land through highway, railway, aviation and telecommunications means, with a solid industrial foundation, active scientific and technological innovation, large market potentials, and many opportunities for development and strong economic vitality. At present, Zhengzhou is implementing the mandates of the 20th CPC National Congress, guided by President Xi Jinping’s New Era Socialism with Chinese Characteristics, focusing on "being a good national team, enhancing internationalization, and leading the modernization of Henan Province", comprehensively implementing the "Three Standards" activities and the "Ten Strategies" to build a city of innovation, immigration, knowledge and youth, accelerate the construction of modern national hub city. Zhengzhou will take this competition as an opportunity to vigorously promote innovation and innovational culture, comprehensively strengthen exchanges and cooperation with domestic and foreign countries, so that more invention achievements and cooperation results will be transformed to real products and create a brighter future together.
Mr. Li Xikui, Vice President of the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, said that organizing the Invention Convention China 2023 is an important initiative to unswervingly implement the strategy of developing the country through science and education. The national finals held in Zhengzhou is the largest, highest specification, widest coverage and most participatory youth science and technology event among the previous events. the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries will shoulder the great responsibility given by the times and create more energy for the development of youth science and technology.
Mr. Wei Yan also made a short exchange with Secretary An Wei at the banquet, hoping to take this national competition as an opportunity to organize more ambassadors to come to Zhengzhou, to learn more about Zhengzhou, and to promote multi-layer cooperation between Zhengzhou and countries in world, and to enhance the strong power in innovation development.