Jim Harrowell accompanies Governor of NSW on Mission to China

Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AO QC, Governor of New South Wales

Jim Harrowell accompanies Governor of NSW on Mission to China

Hunt & Hunt Managing Partner Jim Harrowell AM accompanied Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AO QC, Governor of New South Wales, as part of the delegation on a Vice Regal Mission to the People’s Republic of China.

The visit marks the 40th anniversary of the Sister-State relationship between New South Wales and Guangdong Province, reinforces the important relationship between China and New South Wales, and shows support for the NSW-Guangdong Joint Economic Meeting to be held in Sydney in October.

Jim attended the trip in his role as the NSW Special Envoy to China. In this role, Jim provides advice and assistance to the Premier of NSW, the Minister for Trade and various New South Wales Department and Agencies on engaging with China to develop two-way trade and investment.

During the trip, Governor Beazley undertook high-level meetings with His Excellency Mr Ma Xingrui, Governor of Guangdong; Mr Chen Rugi, Mayor and Secretary of the Party Leadership Group of the Shenzhen Municipal People’s Government; as well as numerous Australian and Chinese business people in Guangzhou and Shenzhen.

The Governor’s visit to China underlines the important bilateral relationship between Guangdong and New South Wales.

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