Cambodian PM to attend 15th China-ASEAN Expo in China's Nanning next week

Source:Xinhua Published: 2018/9/7 15:03:52

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen will lead a high-level delegation to attend the 15th China-ASEAN Expo next week in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, according to a Foreign Ministry's statement on Friday.

The expo, to be held in Nanning on Sept. 10-12 under the theme "Jointly building the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road and the China-ASEAN (the Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Community of Innovation," will showcase various products from ASEAN and China and promote cooperation of private sectors in business, trade, investment and tourism, the statement said.

The Cambodian leader will deliver his key remarks at the opening ceremony of the expo with an aim to promote trade and investment between ASEAN and China as well as to attract potential Chinese investors and tourists to the ASEAN region, it added.

During his stay in China, Hun Sen will meet with some Chinese dignitaries and business leaders as well as grant an interview to the Chinese media, it said.

Hun Sen's entourage will include Deputy Prime Minister Hor Namhong, Commerce Minister Pan Sorasak, Tourism Minister Thong Khon and other dignitaries of the government and business people.

ASEAN groups Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.


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