From December 13 to 14, 2016, deputy counselor of the British Embassy to China Mrs. Nicola visited Gansu with her assistant Yang Enjing.
In the afternoon of 13, member of the CPC committee and Deputy Director General of Gansu Foreign Affairs Office Mr. Zhang Baojun held a panel discussion with the delegation. Both sides discussed the exchanges between Gansu and Britain, the Britain citizens living and touring in Gansu, the certificate application procedure for cross-border-marriage, consular protection enjoyed and emergency measures taken by British citizens faced with hardship and natural disasters in Gansu as well as other problems. Gansu Provincial Department of Public Security, Gansu Provincial Department of Civil Affairs, Gansu Provincial Department of Education and Gansu Provincial Department of Tourism and Development attended the discussion.
During the stay in Gansu, the delegation also visited the affiliated high school of Northwest Normal University and Gansu Provincial People’s Hospital to learn about British citizens’ access to education and medical care in Gansu. (translated by Wang Jingfei)