On July 12th 2016, the Second Trans-Himalayan
Development Forum was held in Mangshi, Yunnan Province, and the experts and
scholars from Bangladesh, China, India, Myanmar and other countries gathered to
discuss and communicate the trans-Himalayan region innovation, green
development and cooperation.
The trans-Himalayan region includes China,
India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Afghanistan
and Myanmar, with an area of more than 15 million square kilometers and more
than 30 million, and the gross domestic product is more than $11 trillion, which
is the most development potential regions for growth with complementary effect
and obvious advantage in the Asia and the world.
The forum is sponsored by the China
Institute of Cotemporary International Relations with the theme of innovation,
Ji Zhiye, President of China Institute of
Cotemporary International Relations said that the innovative, green, and cooperation
and the only way in trans-Himalayan region development in the opening ceremony,
due to differences and national demand for development and cooperation between
the countries. Only through continuous innovation and sustainable development, the
mutual benefits and reciprocity can be achieved.
Li Houqiang, the Party Secretary
of Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences, delivered a keynote speech “Thoughts on the green development around
the Mount Everest economic circle” in the Forum.
The Nepal President’s Press Advisor said
that Nepal and China has a very wide range of cultural, economic exchanges in
recent years, and the relations between the two sides also entered the a new
chapter, especially after Nepal suffered an economic blockade in 2015, China have
given Nepal tremendous support and help.
The Sri Lankan President’s Strategic
Advisor said that the innovation is being carried out in full swing from a
global point of view, and this time we want to make some real work, because now
we advocate that the innovation cooperation which can help human civilization for
modern development more green and more sustainable.
Trans. By Weng jun