ACC Secretary-General Interacted with Participants at the International Conference on Belt and Road & Greater Mekong Sub-region Cooperation
Time: 2017-Sep-1 16:25

On 1 September 2017, during the International Conference on Belt and Road & Greater Mekong Sub-region Cooperation, H.E. Mme. Yang Xiuping, Secretary-General of ASEAN-China Centre (ACC) interacted with participants on promoting the building of the Belt and Road, deepening ASEAN-China practical cooperation in trade, investment, education, culture, tourism, media and other areas.

Secretary-General Yang Xiuping explained the mandate and recent work of ACC and briefed that in 2017, in commemorating the 50th anniversary of ASEAN and ASEAN-China Year of Tourism Cooperation, ACC has been actively implementing 19 flagship projects and conducted a series of activities. ACC has played an active role in promoting in-depth development of relations between Mekong countries and China. It works actively to promote cooperation between the two sides and has facilitated ASEAN Member States especially CLMV countries (Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Viet Nam) to explore business opportunities in China, organized the Forum on Women’s Issue in Lancang-Mekong River Basin and took Chinese businessmen to five Mekong countries for business matching.

Secretary-General Yang Xiuping stated that next year would mark the 15th Anniversary of ASEAN-China strategic partnership and ASEAN-China Year of Innovation, ACC would continue to work with relevant partners to expand more areas and explore more forms of cooperation, make efforts to advance the economic and social development of ASEAN countries, deepen ASEAN-China strategic partnership, and benefit peoples of relevant countries.

Participants to the conference highly valued the effective and abundant work done by ACC to promote practical cooperation between ASEAN and China and hoped to continue to communicate and cooperate with ACC for deepening exchanges and cooperation between China and ASEAN as well as China and Mekong countries, raise regional connectivity level and economic integration, and make unremitting efforts to advance the building of the Belt and Road and the Greater Mekong Sub-region cooperation.

Editor:Xiang Bo
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