On 5 May 2023, H.E. Secretary General Shi Zhongjun of the ASEAN-China Centre (ACC) met with H.E. Zhan Yongxin, Chairman of the China National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation (CNCPEC) at the ACC. The two sides exchanged views on drawing on advantages of both sides and further strengthening communication, for the purpose of enhancing multi-faceted practical cooperation between ASEAN and China. H.E. Executive Vice Chairwoman Ma Keqing, H.E. Vice Chairman Zhao Yali, Secretary General An Zhongli of the CNCPEC and Director Sun Yi of the General Affairs and Coordination Division of the ACC were present.