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Boao Forum for Asia Paris Meeting Held

Submit Time:11-10-2017 | Source:People's Daily (September 16, 2017) | Zoom In | Zoom Out

The Boao Forum for Asia Paris Meeting themed as "'Belt and Road' Initiative: Building Synergy with EU Policies and Strategies" was held from September 14 to 15. More than 300 Chinese and European guests from political and business circles had in-depth discussions on the "Belt and Road" Initiative and new opportunities for Asia-Europe cooperation around such topics as "infrastructure," "trade and investment" and "finance and innovation." 

Jean-Pierre Raffarin, former Prime Minister of France and a member of the Board of Directors of the Boao Forum for Asia, pointed out at the opening ceremony on September 15 that France attaches great importance to "Belt and Road" cooperation and this initiative is very important for France and Europe. Under the call of China, the "Belt and Road" Initiative has achieved fruitful results within a few years. 

Zeng Peiyan, Vice Chairman of the Boao Forum for Asia, said that "Belt and Road" construction will strengthen people-to-people bonds and achieve win-win cooperation and common development of participating countries from a new starting point of human civilization, so that Asia and Europe can truly become a community of common destiny and common interests.