Chinese National People's Congress at Zuid-Holland

9月27日上午,Tiemen Brill 先生,荷兰人民自由党 (VVD) 南荷兰省议会党团主席在省议会接待由中国全国人大法律委员会副主任张海洋先生率领的访问团一行。

On September 27, Mr. Tiemen Brill, the Chairman of People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD) in the Zuid-Holland Provincial Parliament met with a Delegation from the Chinese National People’s Congress, led by Mr. Zhang Haiyang, Vice-chairman of the Law Committee of the National People's Congress, at the Provinciall Hall of Zuid-Holland Province.

Mrs. Marijke van Dobben-de Bruijn, Zuid-Holland Provincial Parliament Member (VVD), Mr. Chen Ribiao, Minister Counselor at the Chinese Embassy in the Netherlands, and Mr. J.C. Spapens, Head of the EU-International Affairs Bureau at the Province of Zuid-Holland joined the meeting. During the talk, Mr. Brill first generally introduced Zuid-Holland Province to the Chinese law makers, and further explained the political structure and characteristics in the Netherlands, as well as the general function of the provincial parliament. He also briefly introduced the friendship relation between the Province of Zuid-Holland and Hebei Province, and the focus on environmental protection, water management and agriculture in the past a few years. The Chinese delegation introduced the system of people's congress. Mr. Zhang Haiyang said that China attaches great importance to China-Dutch relations. The National People’s Congress would like to stimulate the legislative exchange between Zuid-Holland Provincial Parliament and Chinese local people’s congress. The Chinese delegation was also invited to visit the “10 Years Achievement Photo Exhibition between Province of Zuid-Holland and Hebei Province”.