KUWAIT, June 30 (KUNA) — Visiting board members of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) Ma Jiang urged Kuwait public and private sector investors to contribute to the Second China-Arab States Economic and Trade Forum, to be held on September 21-25.
Ma said, in statements to KUNA on Thursday during his visit to Kuwait, that forum is meant to promote economic and trade cooperation and friendly exchanges between China, the Arab States and the Muslim-majority Chinese autonomous Ningxia Hui region in which the forum would be held.
He added that the forum would be co-organized by the Ministry of Commerce, the CCPIT and the People’s Government of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. The 2011 China (Ningxia) International Investment and Trade Fair would be held on sideline of the forum.
The Fair and Forum will be attended by Chinese and international ministers and senior officials as well as representatives from international organizations.
A huge number of local and foreign companies are expected to participate in workshops or exhibitions.
Following the 2010 China (Ningxia) International Investment and Trade Fair and the 1st China-Arab States Economic and Trade Forum, the Fair and Forum will further broaden fields of exchanges for much diversified and fruitful results.
It mainly consists of a series of events such as Summit Meeting of China-Arab States Economic and Trade Forum, Workshop on China-Arab States International Trade and Economic Cooperation, Workshop on China-Arab States International Energy Cooperation, Workshop on China-Arab States International Financial Cooperation, Workshop on China-Arab States Quality Inspection and Customs Cooperation, Workshop of China-Arab States Youth Elites, Products Exhibition, Investment presentation by Arab States and Provinces and Municipalities of China, Match-Making Meeting on China-Arab States Mutual Recognition Mechanism for Halal Food Certification Standards. In addition, China-Arab States Culture and Art Festival is also slated for that period.
On the occasion of the Fair Forum, those events as Workshop on China-Arab States Science and Technology Cooperation, Workshop of China-Arab States University Presidents and Summit Meetings of China (Yinchuan) International Muslim Entrepreneurs will also be held.