On 23 March 2012 while on the working visit to the Jiamusi City (Heilongjiang Province) Ambassador of Ukraine to China H.E.Yurii Kostenko took part in the opening ceremony of the 3rd International Agricultural Machinery Exhibition.
On the initiative of the Embassy of Ukraine, the Chinese Side invited the delegation of Sumy region headed by the Head of the Department of Agricultural Development of Regional State Administration Mr. Volodymyr Ivchenko. During the meeting with Mayor of Jiamusi City Mr. Sun Zhe the issues of establishing sister-city relations as well as mutually beneficial cooperation between the two countries’ economic entities in the field of agriculture were discussed. The invitation of Sumy region’s Governor to visit Sumy region were transferred to the Head of the Jiamusi City.
Ambassador of Ukraine visited Jiamusi University and reached the agreement with President Qiu Hongbin to establish the cooperation in the field of higher education as well as the Technical Institute, Agricultural machinery Company, in particular for production of grain harvester combine, and the complex rice processing plant.