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Second China-LAC Local Governments Cooperation Forum Held in Wuhan

Time:2018-11-14Editor:Hua JiaguangResource:Department of American and Oceanian AffairsPrintingSize:LargeMediumSmall


The Second China-Latin America and Caribbean Local Governments Cooperation Forum was held in Wuhan, capital of Hubei Province on November 14, 2018. Nearly 200 local governments officials from 24 provinces and cities in 14 foreign countries including the Republic of Argentina, the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, the Republic of El Salvador, the United States of Mexico, Plurinational State of Bolivia, the Republic of Chile, the Republic of Haiti, the Republic of Suriname, Cooperative Republic of Guyana, Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, the Dominican Republic, the Republic of Panama, the Republic of Costa Rica, the Republic of Peru, and local governments leaders from 14 Chinese provinces, municipalities directly under the Central government, autonomous regions (25 cities), attended the forum.

Mr. Xie Yuan, Vice President of the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC), Mme. Xu Honglan, Vice Mayor of Wuhan Municipal People's Government, Mr. Dong Xiaojun, Ambassador of Department of Latin American and Caribbean Affairs of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China, Mr. Marne Yohn Osorio Lima, President of Uruguay Mayors Association, Mr. Ana María Silva Gutierrez, Vice President of Chilean City Association, Mr.  Edde Cuellar Alegría, co-President of Peruvian City Association and etc., delivered speeches respectively and emphasized the importance and urgency of strengthening the exchanges and cooperation of the local governments.

With the theme of win-win cooperation for common development, representatives actively made speeches on the topics, such as, city management, unique industry development, friendly cities (provinces and states) exchanges and etc. so as to promote the cooperation among the parties in the field of trade, tourism, people-to-people and culture.

The forum was embodied the achievements document of Second Ministerial Meeting of the Forum of China and Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (China-CELAC Forum )  in order to build the platform to exchange for the local governments between China and Latin America and Caribbean.





Photographed by Sun Tao 

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