They have signed an agreement with the Shendong Group to visit Madisonville in early 2013 to explore investment opportunities in our community. Mayor Jackson said "Hopefully the end result will be the creation of jobs, further diversification of our economic base and the development of economic, cultural and educational opportunities for Madisonville's future. The delegation will return home on Saturday.
Mayor Jackson and a Shendong Group
official shaking hands following the signing of a
cooperation agreement. The agreement is a
commitment from Shendong Group to send
representatives with the Chinese delegation coming
to Madisonville early in 2013.
Pictured far left, back row: Director Chen of
International Affairs of Dongying City.
Pictured far right, back row: Director General Jiang
Jie who was part of the Chinese delegation in
Madisonville on September 7, 2012.
(photo courtesy of City of Madisonville)