ACC Secretary-General Attended Opening Ceremony of 2017(China) Eurasia Commodity and Trade Expo
Source: ASEAN-China Centre
Time: 2017-Aug-24 16:56

On 24 August, ASEAN-China Centre (ACC) Secretary-General H.E. Mme. Yang Xiuping attended the opening ceremony of 2017(China) Eurasia Commodity and Trade Expo. Mr. Arkin Tuniyazi, Vice Chairman of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Mr. Xu Hairong, Secretary of Urumqi Municipal Committee of CPC, Mr. Huang Sanping, Member of Leading Party Members’ Group of Xinjiang, Mr. Wang Yongming, Deputy Director-General of Standing Committee of People’s Congress of Xinjiang, Mr. Badai, Secretary-General of Xinjiang People’s Consultative Conference, Mr. Ilham Ham Shabir, Deputy Secretary of Urumqi Municipal Party Committee and Mayor of Urumqi, Mr. Sun Yafu, Vice President of Association of Relations across Taiwan Straits, Mr. Gao Shuxun, Member of Leading Party Members’ Group of Yunnan, Mr. Sun Chenghai, Director-General of Trade Development Bureau of Ministry of Commerce, and Ms. Foo Siu-wai Gracie, Director of Beijing Office of Hong Kong Government, attended the ceremony.

Secretary Xu Hairong delivered welcome remarks that the Belt and Road Initiative meets requirements of the era and the demands of various countries’ national interests and has been welcomed by various parties, as well as achieved fruitful results. Xinjiang, as a core area of the Silk Road Economic Belt, would align its development with implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative, and would dedicate to building itself into hubs for transportation, commodities, logistics, finance, culture, science, education and medicine within the Silk Road Economic Belt. He wished that, through the opportunity brought by this Expo, all parties could jointly create a bright future and unveil a new chapter for harmonious development and win-win results within the Silk Road Economic Belt.

Director-General Sun Chenghai stated that (China) Eurasia Commodity and Trade Expo is an important channel for trade exchanges between China and Eurasia countries, and offers a great platform for sharing development opportunities and achieving common development among countries along the Belt and Road. This year’s Expo would focus on real effects of trade and business and features of Xinjiang, both of which would inject fresh impetus into trade cooperation between Xinjiang and Eurasia countries.

After the opening ceremony, Secretary-General Yang and other guests visited relevant pavilions. Myanmar, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and other ASEAN countries participated in the Expo.



Editor:Xiang Bo
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