China-ASEAN Association President Gu Xiulian Meets with Thai-Chinese Culture and Economy Association President Bhokin Bhalakula
Mme. Gu Xiulian, President of China-ASEAN Association met with Mr. Bhokin Bhalakula, President of Thai-Chinese Culture and Economy Association(TCCEA) and his delegation in the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC) on November 30th.
Gu Xiulian said that China and Thailand are close neighbors. The two countries keep close cooperative relationships on bilateral, regions and international affairs. “China and Thailand are one family” takes deeper roots in two peoples. She expressed profound memory to King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the great friend of the Chinese people, and said that the Chinese side is willing to make joint efforts with Thailand to continuously enrich the connotation of the comprehensive strategic partnership of the two countries and make much progress with China-ASEAN relations. Gu Xiulian expressed appreciation for the Thai-Chinese Young Executive Exchange Program organized jointly by CPAFFC and TCCEA. She hoped that the program could play active role in enhancing the friendly relations of the two countries.
Bhokin Bhalakula said that the Thai-Chinese Young Executive Exchange Program aims to strengthen the exchanges and understanding, promote the pragmatic cooperation and inherit the traditional friendship. The Thai side is willing to make great efforts to hold the program well and commonly make more people-to-people exchanges programs with CPAFFC and China-ASEAN Association. He said that the people have been grieving for the passing away of the King Bhumibol Adulyadej, and the King Rama X will ascend to Throne, which will further strengthen the Sino-Thai relations.
The both sides also exchanged their views of continuously promoting the exchanges of the economy and trade and the youth of the two countries and strengthening the multilateral cooperation of China-ASEAN.