City officials led by Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo present the token of appreciation to Director Song Yu of the Beijing Tourism Development Bureau (4th from left) at the conclusion of their meeting with the Chinese executives expressing interest to attend the Sandurot Festival in September for a reciprocal visit.

Mayor Remollo led a delegation of local officials and business leaders in his trip to China upon the invitation of the nation’s Consul General to strengthen cultural, tourism and business ties between Dumaguete City and the cities of Beijing and Jingzhou.

Others in the delegation with Mayor Remollo of the trip are Councilors Lilani Ramon, Joe Kenneth Arbas, Manuel Arbon, Assistant Provincial Administrator Froilan Pinili and officers of the Negros Oriental Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ed Du, John Jalandoni and Elsie Lee.