A Shanghai delegation launched here Friday a press conference to promote a series of cultural, touris mand sports activities to be held in Shanghai this fall.
Yang Xiaodu, who is the vice-major and head of the delegation, told reporters that the activities covering the Shanghai Tourism Festival, the Seventh China Shanghai International Arts Festival and the F1 China Grand Prix, are all at the international level.
He, on behalf of the Shanghai government and the people, gave "the warmest welcome" to Macao residents to visit Shanghai for the carnivals.
Shanghai and Macao, an economic powerhouse and a special administrative region of China respectively, have long been enhancing the mutual cooperation.
(Xinhua News Agency August 13, 2005)