Cape Verde: Chinese business-owners interested in potential of Sal Island

4 November 2008

Beijing, China, 4 Nov – A delegation of Chinese business-owners from the sity of Sanya, on Hainan island, is scheduled to visit Sal at the beginning of 2009, for the first time, “to study the tourism potential” of the Cape Verdean island, councillor Luceth Santos said in Beijing Monday.

“They are very interested in projects in the areas of tourism and training and were delighted by our culture,” Santos told Portuguese news agency Lusa about her participation in the International Conference of Cities Twinned with Sanya, held over the weekend.

Sanya, which a year ago signed a twinning agreement with Sal, is the best-known seaside resort on Hainan, a tropical island in the far south of China. (macauhub)