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The Second Trans-Himalayan Development Forum was held in Mangshi, Yunnan Province

Weng Jun

2016-07-15 12:00



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, green, cooperation.

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


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