Mitypov Vladimir, Russian?Consul?General?in Guangzhou, and his delegation visited Guangzhou’s Nansha District and attended a panel meeting with local officers and expats living in the district on May 7th, aiming to gain insight into the local epidemic control efforts and the services provided to the foreign residents.
Xing Hua, senior officer of Nansha government, said Nansha has more than 700 foreign employees. The district adopted various methods to approach the foreign residents and provide solutions to their demands during the epidemic.
“We gave out multilingual pamphlets about our epidemic control measures and set up a 24-hour Chinese and English bilingual hotline to offer consultant services,” said Xing, “we also visited door to door so that we can provide expats what they need or response to their inquiries as soon as possible.”
The delegation also toured to Cloudwalk Technology Co., Ltd and IFLYTEK South China Institute of AI and observe how the tech companies are resuming businesses after the epidemic.
Mitypov Vladimir said this is the fourth time he visited Nansha. He was surprised by the changes taken place in the area since 2017 when he came here for the first time, with busier traffic, more advanced technologies and new enterprises. He praised Nansha’s development and expressed his gratitude to the services it provided to expats. Russian Consulate General in Guangzhou will continuously pay close attention to Nansha, looking for cooperation.
Kasereka Mafutamingi Muyisa, a volunteer from the D.R. Congo, said the community workers had been very friendly to him and his family during the quarantine at home. He considers Nansha as his second hometown and hope to help more people in the district.
Author: Jasmine, Zoey (intern)