WHAT: Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert will sign a historic Memorandum of Understanding / Utah-Qinghai Friendship Agreement with the Chinese Province of Qinghai, followed by the signing of Utah-Qinghai Eco-Partnership agreement with the Utah Clean Technology Alliance and a signing of a Utah Valley University-Qinghai Normal Agreement. Governor Herbert will then sign a declaration to commemorate Utah-Qinghai Eco-Partnership Day. The signing ceremony will be immediately followed by media availability in the Gold Room to accommodate a substantial number of anticipated Chinese media representatives. Translation services will be provided.
WHO: Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert, Madame Li of the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, Quinhai Province Governor Luo, Xining Mayor Mao, and GOED Executive Director Spencer Eccles
WHEN: Wednesday, July 13, 4:15 p.m. (Media should arrive by 4:00 p.m. to ensure access)
WHERE: Gold Room, 2nd floor, southwest corner, Utah State Capitol, 350 N. State Street, Salt Lake City, UT
VISUALS: Ceremonial Gold Room with Utah, China and United States flags, visiting Chinese dignitaries
ONLY STATE CREDENTIALED MEDIA AND INVITED GUESTS WILL BE PERMITTED ENTRY TO THE GOLD ROOM.