ASEAN-China Governors/Mayors Dialogue 2017 held in Boao of Hainan province
On March 24th, the ASEAN-China Governors/Mayors Dialogue 2017 was held jointly by CPAFFC and Hainan People’s Government in Boao, Hainan. Governor Liu Cigui of Hainan province and CPAFFC Vice President Lin Yi attended the dialogue and delivered speeches respectively.Thirteen Governors or Mayors from Tianjin city, Hainan province, Guanghzou city, Nanning city, Guiyang city of China as well as Kampong Cham and Siem Reap provinces of Cambodia, Vientiane city and Luang Prabang province of the Laos, Penang state of Malaysia, Yangoon city of Myanmar and Palawan province of the Philippines from ASEAN member states attended the dialogue and addressed on issues of education and tourism under the main topic of “Deepening People-to-People Exchange, Advancing the Belt and Road Initiative”. Representatives from ASEAN-China Centre and the Ministry of Education of China were also present at the dialogue. A Joint Declaration was issued by the participants after the dialogue which indicated the commitment of maintaining the regional peace and development through pragmatic cooperation.
The ASEAN-China Governors/Mayors Dialogue was initiated in 2015 and enlisted in the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference since then.