Their tour of Peterborough - organised by
Greater Peterborough Investment Agency (GPIA) - included lunch with the mayor,
talks by representatives of GPIA and the developers of Hampton, and a visit to
the Hampton township.
Steve Beresford of the GPIA said:
"There is a great deal of development taking place in China and our
visitors are responsible for planning and co-ordinating many large projects. We
hope their visit to Peterborough will open trade links, providing opportunities
for local firms to assist with these projects, and help to put Peterborough on
the international map."
The tour of Peterborough was part of
a series of visits organised by the Cambridge International Land Institute.
During their stay in the UK the delegation will sign a deal for a three-year
programme of training for senior valuers and land administrators from Beijing
and other major cities which will involve dozens of Chinese officials visiting