On the invitation of Mayor of Dalian City (Liaoning province) Mr. Li Wancai on 8-9 September 2012 Ambassador of Ukraine to China Mr. Yurii Kostenko visited Dalian.
During the visit he participated in the opening ceremony of Dalian International Sister Cities Art Festival. Governor of Liaoning provinve Mr. Chen Zhenzhao, Party Secretary of CPC Liaoning Province Mr. Wang Min as well as the representatives of youth and city administrations from Dalian sister-cities: Havre (France), Rostock (Germany), Busan and Incheon (Republic of Korea), Aomori, Fukuoka, Kanazava, Ehine, Kitakyushu (Japan), Novosibirsk (Russia) and Sao Leopoldo (Brazil) took part in the ceremony. Diplomats from consular offices of the USA, the Republic of Korea, Japan and the DPRK also participated in the event. Ukrainian Ambassador discussed with the city officials different issues concerning further strengthening of cooperation between Dalian and Sevastopol.
Ambassador of Ukraine to China Mr. Yurii Kostenko meets with the President of the Dalian University of Foreign Languages, Professor Sun Yuhua