Chinese President XI To Give Opening Speech At BOAO Forum For Asia

The Boao Forum is scheduled for this Sunday, Apr 8 in Hainan province where Chinese President Xi Jinping will deliver a keynote speech at the forum, and new measures to further open up China’s economy will be announced, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Tuesday.

Speaking at a media briefing in Beijing, Wang said the BFA had become an important bridge connecting China with the rest of the world that is distinctively Asian, while also visible globally.

Wang added that the forum would showcase China’s progress in reform and opening up, and over 2,000 attendees will hear a series of new opening-up measures that China will take and a vision for the future.

The annual meeting will be held on April 8-11 in south China’s Hainan Province under the theme “An Open and Innovative Asia for a World of Greater Prosperity”. It will highlight reform, opening up and innovation.

President Xi will attend the forum for the third time and meet board members, business leaders and world leaders. Xi will make China’s voice heard and make Chinese positions known, CGTN reported.

The BFA is a non-governmental and non-profit international organization that hosts high-level forums committed to promoting regional economic integration and bringing Asian countries closer to their development goals.

Source: Lao News Agency