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The 8th China (Sichuan) -South Asian Promotion Round-Table Conference Held in Chengdu

Source:International Cooperation Department     Reading times:57     Time:2017-09-13

On September 13, 2017, themed on "Smart City, High-tech Agriculture and Food Processing, Youth Innovation", the 8th China (Sichuan)-South Asian Promotion Round-Table Conference was held in Chengdu. The conference was sponsored by CCPIT, People's Government of Sichuan Province and SAARC, and organized by CCPIT Sichuan Council. Zhu Hexin, Vice-governor of Sichuan, participated in the conference and gave his speech. On behalf of South Asian commerce chambers and associations, Suraj Vaidya, President of SAARC, gave his speech on behalf of South Asian commercial associations at the conference. Li Gang, president of CCPIT Sichuan Council, convened the conference.


In his speech, Vice-governor Zhu Hexin said that Sichuan is standing at the new historic point answering the country's "Belt and Road" Initiative, and "opening southward" is the key overseas market development strategy of Sichuan CPC Committee and Sichuan Government. "South Asia Round-table Conference" has been successfully held for 8 years and has placed a platform for the promotion of bilateral economic and trade exchange and cooperation, acting as a bridge and hub for Sichuan's "opening southward" strategy. He emphasized that Sichuan needs to utilize its advantages to form a common vision and combined efforts in deepening of